Tuesday, April 7, 2009

We Real Cool

THE POOL PLAYERS.
SEVEN AT THE GOLDEN SHOVEL.

We real cool. We
Left school. We

Lurk late. We
Strike straight. We

Sing sin. We
Thin gin. We

Jazz June. We
Die soon.

-Gwendolyn Brooks

1 comment:

ennbee said...

love ms. brooks.

request time? e.e. cummings ("in just spring, when the world is mud-luscious") and nikki giovanni. and a little whitman.

love this theme you're on, btw.

:)