On the Brett Kavanaugh Hearings: He Real Cool by Cheryl Caesar

(Thank you, Gwendolyn Brooks.)


He real cool. He

Prep school. He

Lift weight. He

Spew hate. He


Like beer. He

Fake tear. He


Drop trou. He

Leave now.


Cheryl Caesar lived in Paris, Tuscany, and Sligo for 25 years; she earned her doctorate in comparative literature at the Sorbonne and taught literature and phonetics. She now teaches writing at Michigan State University. She has published her poetry and translations of Jean Tardieu’s in Blackberry, The Coe Review, Labyris, The Wayside Quarterly, Stand, and The Dialogue of Nations.

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