Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Lawrence Ferlinghetti at City Lights Bookstore editorial office, North Beach, San Francisco, May 22, 1988. Photo. c. Allen Ginsberg

Lawrence Ferlinghetti is 92 today. Can it really be the same Lawrence Ferling(hetti) who is featured here? Ferlinghetti’s page at City Lights and the center for all Ferlinghetti information is here. Here’s him reading and speaking on the occasion of the 50th anniversary of City Lights Bookstore in 2003 His most recent poem, “Song of the Third World Birds” was published just a few weeks ago, March 2nd, in his local rag, the San Francisco Chronicle, and, we’ve linked to it before, but if you missed it the last time, here‘s his feisty and unrepentant interview with Guernica magazine from last December.

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