We Real Cool
Seven at the Golden Shovel.
Gwendolyn Brooks, “We Real Cool” from Selected Poems. Copyright © 1963 by Gwendolyn Brooks. Reprinted with the permission of the Estate of Gwendolyn Brooks.
Source: Poetry (September 1959).
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This poem originally appeared in the September 1959 issue of Poetry magazine
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- a song in the front yard
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- Boy Breaking Glass
- Gay Chaps at the Bar
More poems by Gwendolyn Brooks (22 poems)
- Jessie Mitchell’s Mother
- kitchenette building
- my dreams, my works, must wait till after hell
- of De Witt Williams on his way to Lincoln Cemetery
- Of Robert Frost
- Sadie and Maud
- The Ballad of Rudolph Reed
- The Blackstone Rangers
- The Children of the Poor
- The Life of Lincoln West
- The Lovers of the Poor
- the mother
- The Sundays of Satin-Legs Smith
- the vacant lot
- when you have forgotten Sunday: the love story
- Young Afrikans
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