Caramel Memories

Travis McClerking


A poetry piece meant to create a retrospective snapshot of the wonders of childhood. It aims to emphasize the prevelance of Black family life and its potential to be the cannon portrayal of American suburbia. In a few lines it attempts to explain the joy of a single moment etched into the rings of a growing boy.

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ISSN: 0363-4574 (print); 2155-1294 (electronic)