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I Am Waiting by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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 altre parole

Poetry

Lawrence Ferlinghetti - born March 24, 1919

“All I ever wanted to do was paint light on the walls of life”

Don’t Let That Horse . . .

Don’t let that horse… 184 altre parole

On This Day

Poetry as Insurgent Art [I am signaling you through the flames] by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

I am signaling you through the flames.

The North Pole is not where it used to be.

Manifest Destiny is no longer manifest.

Civilization self-destructs. 94 altre parole

Poetry

Poetry is the Unknown Guest in the House

Poetry is the Unknown Guest in the House
 – according to Lawrence Ferlinghetti, in Poetry as Insurgent Art

“Stash your sell-phone” 

In 2017 I used an app to delete all my contacts from my Facebook account, and decided to begin blogging again.

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Poetry

I Am Waiting by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

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 altre parole

American

City Lights

Out of all the poems, I think I like “City Lights” the most, but it might be a default. I don’t know if it’s just because I didn’t really understand “I Am Waiting” which made me feel kind of dumb because the whole poem is saying exactly what they are waiting for. 209 altre parole

"Howl" and the Beat Generation

Allen Ginsberg is usually accredited as being one of the most influential and notable writers of the Beat Generation. The Beat generation began within a group of poets straying from the current societal norms in the 1950s. 335 altre parole