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HOW TO PAINT LIGHT ON THE SIDE OF A BUILDING!

“‘All I wanted to do was paint sunlight on the side of a house,’ said Edward Hopper (or words to that effect), and there have been legions of poets and filmmakers obsessed with light. 446 altre parole

Painting

Music in California as Insurgent Art for KPFA.org

Aloha To All

I was honored to be asked to perform for the first annual Insurgent Art Benefit for long standing public radio icon KPFA… 152 altre parole

Art Of Listening

I’ve been reading some poems about America in anticipation of the 4th, and this is a favorite. The feeling of “perpetually awaiting a rebirth of wonder” is one I connect with strongly. 633 altre parole

Writing

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!

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[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