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Pity the Nation

 by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Pity the nation whose people are sheep,
and whose shepherds mislead them.
Pity the nation whose leaders are liars, whose sages are silenced, 98 altre parole

Unclassified

DON'T LET THAT HORSE EAT THAT VIOLIN!

[i]

[i] Ferlinghetti, Lawrence; A Coney Island of the Mind; New Directions Publishing Corporation; New York, New York; 1958; p. 29. 13 altre parole

Painting

Where Are The Poems

WHERE ARE THE POEMS
By David Allen

Where are the poems?
I looked in all the familiar
places and failed to find
a line that I could use. 181 altre parole

Poetry

London Crossfigured - Poem by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

crossfigured
creeping with trams
and the artists on sundays
in the summer
all ‘tracking Nature’
in the suburbs
It
could have been anyplace
but it wasn’t… 128 altre parole

The Best Minds of My Generation

My introduction to Beat literature occurred about two years ago when I read Dharma Bums by Jack Kerouac during a trip to the beach. Although I stumbled through it rather clumsily and should probably re-read it, I enjoyed it enough to decide that at a later date I would definitely read more Kerouac. 977 altre parole

Constantly Living Absurdity

Constanty Living Absurdity
with apologies to Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Like a trumpet-playing idiot
I write my words on the page,
declaring them art.

Keys singing in their soft voices… 168 altre parole

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