Juan Felipe Herrera

Juan Felipe Herrera

Fowler, California / United states
Juan Felipe Herrera
Fowler, California / United states
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Juan Felipe Herrera Biography

Juan Felipe Herrera was born in Fowler, California, on December 27, 1948. The son of migrant farmers, Herrera moved often, living in trailers or tents along the roads of the San Joaquin Valley in Southern California. As a child, he attended school in a variety of small towns from San Francisco to San Diego. He began drawing cartoons while in middle ...

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Let Me Tell You What A Poem Brings

Before you go further,
let me tell you what a poem brings,
first, you must know the secret, there is no poem

Five Directions To My House

Go back to the grain yellow hills where the broken speak of elegance
Walk up to the canvas door, the short bed stretched against the clouds

Tomorrow I Leave To El Paso, Texas

see my brother-in-law with a styled shirt
in spite of his cancer below

In Search of an Umbrella in NYC

You were having a stroke - i
did not grasp what was going on you
standing almost half ways up half
ways down the colors what were they

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