Johnny Huerta was born in Portales, New Mexico. He is the author of two books of poems:  Posole with Benefits and Acid & Menudo.

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WHAT KIND OF ANIMAL FEET WOULD YOU MOST LIKE TO HAVE?

I like manatee feet. Strong yet useless, and really cute rolled into one.

IF YOU COULD ONLY EAT ICE CREAM FOR THE REST OF YOUR LIFE–WHAT KIND?

butter pecan, because obvious reasons.

YOU WAKE UP AND YOU ARE A SWAMP.  WHAT’S THAT LIKE?

Ansel Adams is handing me a dram of moonshine on a shitty raft constructed of Styrofoam .

FAVORITE TREE

Valley cottonwoods and coastal redwood

ASK YOURSELF A QUESTION

Why do I keep fucking up? (In Neil Young’s 80’s voice.)

WORST WAY TO BUY A GOAT

eBay

BICYCLES YOU HAVE KNOWN

2001 trek t-100 and a 1969 beach cruiser chopped up and turnt lowrider

A GOOD SONG TO DO JUMPING JACKS TO

well, all of Pure Moods is currently on deck

BEST GUITAR TO BREAK ON STAGE

any Les Paul model guitar

GOOD WAYS TO HAVE A GOOD CRY

I 25 southbound between Albuquerque and Los lunas.

In a beat up truck listening to Conway Twitty

HELL YEAH IT’D BE FUN TO HAVE A SPACESHIP.  AGREE OR DISAGREE?

I’m in it for the food

LOVE IS SIMILAR TO?

Snowflakes

THE BEST NUMBER OF YEARS TO STAY ALIVE FOR

42 or 76

WHAT IS THE MEANING OF LIFE?

Burn dead wood

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questions by Kyle Flak

answers by Johnny Huerta

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check out Johnny’s newest thang here:

https://www.amazon.com/Acid-Menudo-Recipes-Johnny-Huerta/dp/1540861902