Andrea Blancas Beltran is from El Paso, Texas. Her work has recently been selected for publication in About Place, A Dozen Nothing, Glass: A Journal of Poetry, Fog Machine, Gramma, Pilgrimage, and others. Her chapbook Re- is forthcoming from Red Bird Chapbooks. You can find her at @drebelle.
This week in our series highlighting the poetry of Southern Latinx writers, we share “Iconoclast” a poem by Andrea Beltran exploring memory and devotion and “Domestic Violence,” a searing poem by Iliana Rocha.