NaPoWriMo #27: Ode to My Clyde Pumas

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I can’t even remember what kind of sucker shoes I was wearing before I got my first real pair of hip-hop kicks, all I know is when my first pair of serious sneakers fit on my shoes was when I first lived the word “swagger.”

Poem, soundtrack, you know the deal.

Ode to My Clyde Pumas

[Poem was here.]

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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