but he was cool
or: he even stopped for green lights
had a beautiful shade.
he had a double-natural
that wd put the sisters to shame.
his dashikis were tailor made
& his beads were imported sea shells
(from some blk/country i never heard of)
he was triple-hip
his tikis were hand carved
out of ivory
& came express from the motherland.
he would greet u in swahili
& say good-by in yoruba.
woooooooooooo-jim he bes so cool & ill tel li gent
cool-cool is so cool he was un-cooled by
other niggers' cool
cool-cool ultracool was bop-cool/ice box
cool so cool cold cool
his wine didn't have to be cooled, him was
air conditioned cool
cool-cool/real cool made me cool-now
aint that cool
cool-cool so cool him nick-named refrig-
cool-cool so cool
he didn't know,
after detroit, newark, chicago &c.,
we had to hip
cool-cool/ super-cool/ real cool
to be black
-Don L. Lee