Practical Poetry


Mailman
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To Greet a Letter-Carrier
by William Carlos Williams

Why’n’t you bring me
a good letter? One with
lots of money in it.
I could make use of that.
Atta boy! Atta boy!

Author: Oscar Bermeo

Born in Ecuador and raised in the Bronx, Oscar Bermeo is the author of the chapbooks Anywhere Avenue, Palimpsest, Heaven Below, and To the Break of Dawn. He lives and works in Oakland, CA.

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