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Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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I am awaiting perpetually and forever a renaissance of wonder

— Lawrence Ferlinghetti


If you're too open-minded; your brains will fall out.

— Lawrence Ferlinghetti

#cynical #funny #humour #funny

Poetry is eternal graffiti written in the heart of everyone.

— Lawrence Ferlinghetti


Poetry is a naked woman, a naked man, and the distance between them.

— Lawrence Ferlinghetti

#poetry #sexual-tension #art

Fuck Art, let's Dance!

— Lawrence Ferlinghetti


We have seen the best minds of our generation destroyed by boredom at poetry readings.

— Lawrence Ferlinghetti

#paraphrased #poetry #dreams

Poetry is the shadow cast by our streetlight imaginations.

— Lawrence Ferlinghetti

#poetry #imagination

I once started out to walk around the world but ended up in Brooklyn, that Bridge was too much for me.

— Lawrence Ferlinghetti


I am waiting for the war to be fought which will make the world safe for anarchy

— Lawrence Ferlinghetti

#poetry #anarchy

Almost every truly creative being alienated & expatriated in his own country

— Lawrence Ferlinghetti


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His father Carlo Ferlinghetti was born in Brescia Italy in March 14 1872. Orban is curtailing civil liberties and freedom of speech for the people of Hungary. Eliot Ezra Pound e.

Lawrence Ferlinghetti (born March 24 1919) is an American poet painter liberal activist and the co-founder of City Lights Booksellers & PubliLawrence Ferlinghettirs. Author of poetry translations fiction theatre art criticism and film narration he is best known for A Coney Island of the Mind (1958) a collection of poems that has been translated into nine languages with sales of over one million copies.

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