Poetry to Keep You Awake

Charles Weatherspoon conducts a class in study skills
for incoming EOF-PASS program freshmen.

Poet Chris Cook performs. Cook is a professional poet who has performed on HBO's DEF Poetry Jam. One of the poems he performed at Mercer was "The Refrigerator Poem," about life inside the refrigerator, addressing issues such as racism, marital problems, and conspired population control. "Black olives called it a conspiracy how green olives were in a jar and while they were in a can." "Imagine what it would be like if peanut butter and jelly got a divorce?"

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