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Juan Felipe Herrera quotes: I gave my voice to poetry. I gave my voice to poetry.
Juan Felipe Herrera quotes: I write while I'm walking, on little scraps of paper. If I have a melody going, I can feel it for days. I write while I'm walking, on little scraps of paper. If I have a melody going, I can feel it for days.
Juan Felipe Herrera quotes: My mother was a washerwoman - or a woman that cleaned houses in Texas ... in Plano, Texas - who always loved poetry and always loved stories. My mother was a washerwoman - or a woman that cleaned houses in Texas ... in Plano, Texas - who always loved poetry and always loved stories.
Juan Felipe Herrera quotes: I know I'm representing the Library of Congress, all the people of the United States and, of course, the Latinos and Latinas as well. I know I'm representing the Library of Congress, all the people of the United States and, of course, the Latinos and Latinas as well.
Juan Felipe Herrera quotes: I'm very grateful to all the people of Fresno, to Philip Levine and all the poets before me, and all the farmworkers. I didn't get here by myself. I'm very grateful to all the people of Fresno, to Philip Levine and all the poets before me, and all the farmworkers. I didn't get here by myself.
Juan Felipe Herrera quotes: If I can only be known as one thing, then, well, I guess it would be poet and performer and teacher. If I can only be known as one thing, then, well, I guess it would be poet and performer and teacher.
Juan Felipe Herrera quotes: Do not wait for a poem; a poem is too fast for you. Do not wait for the poem; run with the poem and then write the poem. Do not wait for a poem; a poem is too fast for you. Do not wait for the poem; run with the poem and then write the poem.
Juan Felipe Herrera quotes: Poetry is a call to action, and it also is action. Poetry is a call to action, and it also is action.
Juan Felipe Herrera quotes: Just like my parents immigrated from ranch to ranch picking crops, I have migrated from city to city. Just like my parents immigrated from ranch to ranch picking crops, I have migrated from city to city.
Juan Felipe Herrera quotes: The goal for me is to be as expansive as possible, and the Library of Congress offers so many resources. The goal for me is to be as expansive as possible, and the Library of Congress offers so many resources.
Juan Felipe Herrera quotes: I want our young Latinos and Latinas to write their hearts out and express their hearts out and let us all listen to each other. I want our young Latinos and Latinas to write their hearts out and express their hearts out and let us all listen to each other.
Juan Felipe Herrera quotes: Poetry can tell us about what's going on in our lives - not only our personal but our social and political lives. Poetry can tell us about what's going on in our lives - not only our personal but our social and political lives.
Juan Felipe Herrera quotes: Migrants all over the world are pushed and pulled across borders by hunger, terror and climate change. It happened to my own family. Migrants all over the world are pushed and pulled across borders by hunger, terror and climate change. It happened to my own family.