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We real cruel. We
run school. We

up late. We
grade straight. We

don't tolerate. We
lecture long. We

quiz long. We
never wrong.


Catherine Anderson - Catherine will receive her Associate’s of Liberal Arts in December, 2002. This poem is a play on Gwendolyn Brooks’s “The Pool Players. Seven at the Golden Shovel” which can be found in The Blair Handbook, 4th edition (English 104 course text, p. 139).

Originally published in Palabras 1.2 - November 2002

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