The Magazine of Latino Literature

Operated under the auspices of CentroVictoria at the University of Houston-Victoria

A huizache is a wild acacia tree native to Mexico whose reach is South and East Texas, where it irritates landowning farmers. No matter what they do to be rid of it, the resilient, beautiful tree grows and flourishes.

huizache: from the Nahuatl huixachi, hui (tztli), thorn + xach(i), many

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Dagoberto Gilb

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Diana Lopez

Contributing Poetry Editor

Tameka Cage Conley

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