We Real Cool

Amsterdam-Billiards-New-York

This is an old favorite of mine. I hope you like it too.
Courtesy of Gwendolyn Brooks.

 

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.

 

Photo credit:

http://www.nycgrind.com/wp-content/uploads/2013/05/Amsterdam-Billiards-New-York.jpg

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