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Not So Cool Essay

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Tashi Brown

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Not So Cool

When we turn on the news there is always a shooting or a killing in most cases it is our young men. They are fighting a war that they do not even know why it started. The people of America are becoming less emotionally to these deaths and I believe that is why Gwendolyn Brooks wrote this poem. In the poem, "We Real Cool" author Gwendolyn Brooks points this out in her poem. The message she was trying to get across is that if you do not play by the rules then your life will not be long.

The poem "We Real Cool," starts by saying, "The Pool Players. Seven at The Golden Shovel." It is seven friend playing pool when they are suppose to be in school. They do not pl...

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