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  • Saint Joe Louis: Surrounded By Snakes
  • Kevin Young (bio)

BIP! SPLAT! BOP! EAST. The Harlem

HVYWT CHAMP WORLD taking

a whupping. DOES NOT FIGURE SOME EARLY LICK

MUST NOT YIELD. One night only— SCHH VS. SCH

SCHSCHMSCHM SCHSCHM SCHMELING, MAX—

Hindenberged home, a hero. Uber-

mensch. ©1936 king

FEATURES SYNDICATE— Rematch

against Saint Joe Louis, the whole of Harlem [End Page 291]

listening. All or nothing. 1,000,000 YEN.

Y* BL*ST*D SW*B struck through,

crossed out—combination, jab, upper

hand. All the flags of Harlem USA raised

like fists. Jubilee. The Brown

Embalmer in this corner BOXED (x3)

BOXEO

his gloves down. CROWN. Trainers round

his neck like towels halo hiss his cauliflower ear.

Kevin Young

Kevin Young, who was a Stegner Fellow at Stanford University, is author of Most Way Home, a volume of poems. He teaches creative writing and literature at the University of Georgia, Athens. A graduate of Harvard, he recently received the MFA degree at Brown University.

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Additional Information

ISSN
1080-6512
Print ISSN
0161-2492
Pages
pp. 290-291
Launched on MUSE
1997-05-01
Open Access
No
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