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F. Douglas Brown

F. Douglas Brown is the 2013 Cave Canem Poetry Prize recipient for Zero to Three (Georgia, 2014). He holds a master’s degree from San Francisco State University, and is a Cave Canem and a Kundiman fellow. He teaches English at Loyola High School in Los Angeles.


Hard Uncles

Fall 2014 | Poetry

Leroy, wisdom in a chuckle, 
            Gold chains drape around his neck—
                         High yellow on high yellow—