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Southern Blvd, The Bronx
Originally uploaded by geminipoet

I am up in the Bronx where the people are fresh. Enjoying shrimp ceviche with my family and taking pictures like a mad man which has prompted my brother to chide me (“Yo, quit it. You’re acting like some tourist.”)

I think the craziest looks I’ve gotten was when I was posing for a pic in the Projects. (“Does he know where he is?”)

More pics with some more insights later.

And to all my NYC Peoples: You should come to my feature on Sunday. All new work and much fun will be had. Word!

Let’s go, you know a flower that grow in the ghetto
Know more about survival than the one from fresh meadows
Its got love for the sun, that’s where I’m comin from
• Talib Kweli

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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