Poetry is good, go read some

By Sorbonne graduate and beatific father of the west coast poetry scene, Lawrence Ferlinghetti.

Awww, see those city lights.


Filed under April Poetry readings and discussions, Uncategorized

5 responses to “Poetry is good, go read some

  1. Emily

    let’s go to san francisco some time 🙂

  2. Emily

    and yes, i read my ferlinghetti this evening!

  3. Just wanted to say thanks again slynne.
    I didn’t find any Ferlinghetti in my bookshop
    but I did find a whole load of other poets and I bought 8 new poetry books.
    And I found one by Sharon Olds that I hadn’t see before. Ah, exploration is a wonderful thing.

  4. I’m glad you found good thinks while out there looking, Zaphod. To explore a little for free, you should also check out poets.org. Which Olds book was it?

    Emily, what Ferlinghetti poems did you read? I love him. He is my favorite of the poets he ran with.

  5. Emily

    i’ve always been partial to ginsberg, personally.

    i read “in goya’s greatest scenes…”, and “sometime during eternity” (which I love), and “people getting divorced” and “retired ballerinas, central park west”. that’s what’s in my big anthology, which i paid for in college 😉 and therefore am obliged to love!

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