Category Archives: Sarah Welch

We Real Cool:

1. Watch this video. We Real Cool 2. Listen to this reading. http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/15433 3. Read this poem. We Real Cool by Gwendolyn Brooks THE POOL PLAYERS. SEVEN AT THE GOLDEN SHOVEL. We real cool. We Skip school. We Lurk late. … Continue reading

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Daystar: Room for Thought

I have been thinking a lot about what got me here to Dickinson and reflecting on the experiences that I have had thus far. And I have found that I am at a loss for words not because I don’t … Continue reading

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Hanging Fire: Adolecence Has No Perks

Audre Lorde’s Hanging Fire was at first only a simplistic view of the world from an adolescent perspective. The speaker talked about that time in a girl’s life when she is not yet a woman, but she is not a … Continue reading

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Preposition: Sally Van Doren’s “Wheres and Whens”

Preposition: Sally Van Doren’s “Wheres and Whens” When leaving class the other day I was intrigued by the video representation of the poem we were shown. I wondered if I would have found the same humor in Doña Josefina Counsels … Continue reading

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