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Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Pity The Nation

“Pity the nation whose people are sheep,
and whose shepherds mislead them.
Pity the nation whose leaders are liars, whose sages are silenced, 101 more words

L. K. Thayer's Poetry Juice Bar

New novel by Lawrence Ferlinghetti!!!!

A few years ago, the literary agent Sterling Lord got a surprising phone call from his oldest client, the poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti. Mr. Ferlinghetti, who turned 99 this spring, had a new manuscript to show him, a novel.

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Where the Tortured and the Torturer Shook Hands

How many of our most famous novelists, for instance, have bothered to take the two-and-a-half hour flight from Miami and see for themselves what’s going on here? 636 more words

Wisdom Traditions

Political Poem For Donald Trump to Read
(For Lawrence Ferlinghetti)

Poetry is screaming into the wind,
a cry from within the void,
a crash of thunder from… 399 more words

Open Letter

I Am Waiting

I am waiting for my case to come up

and I am waiting

for a rebirth of wonder

and I am waiting for someone

to really discover America… 551 more words

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