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Willie Perdomo Reads “Bembé-Faced” and “Arroz con Son y Clave”


Willie Perdomo reads two poems that originally appeared in his 2014 collection The Essential Hits of Shorty Bon Bon: Poems (Penguin Poets, 2014). Both poems are included in the 2020 Library of America anthology African American Poetry: 250 Years of Struggle and Song.