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Author: FERLINGHETTI, LAWRENCE
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Ferlinghetti, Lawrence    Poet's Biography
76 poems available by this author


A CONEY ISLAND OF THE MIND: 1    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: In goya's greatest scenes we seem to see
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Goya Y Lucientes, Francisco Jose De; Paintings & Painters


A CONEY ISLAND OF THE MIND: 11    Poem Text    
First Line: The wounded wilderness of morris graves
Last Line: Among the hebrides
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Paintings & Painters


A CONEY ISLAND OF THE MIND: 15    Poem Text    
First Line: Constantly risking absurdity
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


A CONEY ISLAND OF THE MIND: 15. CONSTANTLY RISKING ABSURDITY    Poem Text     Recitation
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


A CONEY ISLAND OF THE MIND: 20    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: The pennycandystore beyond the el
Subject(s): Love - Beginnings


A CONEY ISLAND OF THE MIND: 46    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: And every poem and every picture


A CONEY ISLAND OF THE MIND: 9    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: See/it was like this when


A DOG IN THE WHITE HOUSE        Recitation by Author


ALLEN GINSBERG DYING    Poem Text    
First Line: Allen ginsberg is dying / it's in all the papers
Last Line: They whisper / allen
Subject(s): Ginsberg, Allen (1926-1997)


AN ELEGY TO DISPEL GLOOM (ASSASSINATIONS OF MOSCONE & MILK)       
First Line: Let us not sit upon the ground
Subject(s): Assassination; San Francisco


AND PABLO NERUDA / THAT CHILEAN OMNIVORE OF POETRY    Poem Text    
Last Line: Into the heart of america
Subject(s): Neruda, Pablo (1904-1973)


AUTOBIOGRAPHY    Poem Text    
First Line: I am leading a quiet life
Subject(s): Self; Life


AWAY ABOVE A HARBORFUL    Poem Text    
Subject(s): Beauty; Desire


BASEBALL CANTO    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Watching baseball
Subject(s): Baseball; Sports


BIG SUR LIGHT: 4    Poem Text    
First Line: The birds slept-in this morning
Last Line: Before breakfast
Subject(s): Birds; Mountains; Hills


BOCCIONI'S MORNING AND TWILIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: Ah the so-bright future
Last Line: To the trembling future of the world
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Paintings & Painters


CAFE NOTRE DAME    Poem Text    
First Line: A sort of sexual trauma
Last Line: Of their passion
Subject(s): Restaurants; Cafes; Diners


CRO-MAGNONS    Poem Text    
First Line: Cro-magnons carried stones for books
Last Line: In one cooled instant of carbonized time / deciphered eternity
Subject(s): Primitive Man; Cavemen


DEFLOWERING    Poem Text    
First Line: Life deflowers itself
Last Line: Upon her breasts
Subject(s): Education


DOG    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: The dog trots freely in the street
Subject(s): Dogs; Animals; Dogs


DOG    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: The dog trots freely in the street
Subject(s): Animals; Dogs


DON JUAN DISCOVERED BY HAIDEE    Poem Text    
First Line: Hot dog I got me a naked lover
Last Line: On sunset earth
Subject(s): Paintings & Painters; Don Juan


DON'T LET THAT HORSE    Poem Text    
Last Line: And there were no strings / attached
Subject(s): Paintings & Painters; Chagall, Marc (1889-1885)


DON€™T LET THAT HORSE    Poem Text     Recitation
Subject(s): Chagall, Marc (1889-1885)


DRINKING FRENCH WINE IN MIDDLE AMERICA    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Bought a bottle of vouvray
Subject(s): Drinks & Drinking; Wine


DUST WORLD: 1       
First Line: Whirlwinds of hot autumn dust
Subject(s): Ethnic Groups - United States; Minorities - United States; United States - Race Relations


DUST WORLD: 2       
First Line: With pupil-dilated putti in arms
Subject(s): Ethnic Groups - United States; Minorities - United States; United States - Race Relations


EXPRESSIONIST HISTORY OF GERMAN EXPRESSIONISM    Poem Text    
First Line: The blue rider rode over the bridge into the bauhaus
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Paintings & Painters


HISTORY OF THE AIRPLANE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: And the wright brothers said they thought they had invented
Last Line: "fill the air
Subject(s): World Trade Center Tragedy (9/11/2001); New York City - Terrorist Attack, 9/11


HORSE IN AMSTERDAM, AFTER REMBRANDT    Poem Text    
First Line: If I could read the blazed face
Last Line: In the wilderness of its eyes
Subject(s): Horses; Rembrandt Harmensz Van Riij (1606-1669)


HORSES AT DAWN    Poem Text    
First Line: The horses the horses the wild horses at dawn
Last Line: Out of the night
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Paintings & Painters


I AM WAITING    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: I am waiting for my case to come up
Subject(s): Waiting


I GENITORI PERDUTI    Poem Text    
First Line: The dove-white gulls
Subject(s): Family Life; Relatives


IN A SURREALIST YEAR    Poem Text    
Last Line: "full of our ashes
Subject(s): Surrealism


IN GOLDEN GATE PARK THAT DAY    Poem Text    


INTO DARKNESS, IN GRANADA    Poem Text    
First Line: O if I were not so unhappy
Last Line: In a dove boat
Subject(s): Spanish Civil War (1936-1939)


LADAKH BUDDHESS BIKER    Poem Text    
First Line: The ladakh buddhess is watching me
Last Line: Of our kali yuga age
Subject(s): Buddhism; Motorcycles & Motorcycling; Buddha; Buddhists


LAST PRAYER        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Prayer


LATE IMPRESSIONIST DREAM    Poem Text    
First Line: In a late impressionist dream I am riding in an open touring
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Paintings & Painters


LONDON CROSSFIGURED    Poem Text    
Subject(s): London, England; Models


LOST PARENTS    Poem Text    
First Line: It takes a fast car / to lead a double life
Subject(s): Modern Man; Popular Culture - United States


MONET'S LILIES SHUDDERING       
First Line: Monet never knew
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Paintings & Painters


NUMBER 8    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: It was a face which darkness could kill


ONE OF THOSE PAINTINGS THAT WOULD NOT DIE'    Poem Text    
Last Line: For lovers and sleepers
Subject(s): Paintings & Painters


PEOPLE GETTING DIVORCED    Poem Text    


PICTURES OF THE GONE WORLD: 22    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Crazy/to be alive in such a strange
Subject(s): Life


PICTURES OF THE GONE WORLD: 3    Poem Text    
First Line: In hintertime praxiteles
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Paintings & Painters


PICTURES OF THE GONE WORLD: 8    Poem Text    
First Line: Sarolla's women in their picture hats
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Paintings & Painters


POETRY AS INSURGENT ART    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: I am signaling you through the flames.
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; World War Ii; Second World War


POPULIST MANIFESTO    Poem Text    
First Line: Poets, come out of your closets
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Whitman, Walt (1819-1891)


POUND AT SPOLETO    Poem Text    
First Line: I walked into a loge in the teatro melisson, the lovely renaissance salle
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Pound, Ezra (1885-1972)


QUEENS CEMETERY, SETTING SUN    Poem Text    
First Line: Airport bus from jfk
Subject(s): Cemeteries; New York City; Graveyards; Manhattan; New York, New York; The Big Apple


RETIRED BALLERINAS, CENTRAL PARK WEST    Poem Text    
First Line: Retired ballerinas on winter afternoons
Subject(s): Dancing & Dancers


RETURNING TO PARIS WITH PISSARRO    Poem Text    
First Line: I am in a painting by camille pissarro
Last Line: From the new world
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Paintings & Painters


RISTORANE VITTORIA, MILAN    Poem Text    
First Line: Three baldheaded men at the next table
Last Line: Of the whole charade
Subject(s): Restaurants; Cafes; Diners


SEEING A WOMAN AS IN A PAINTING BY BERTHE MORISOT    Poem Text    
First Line: Ah tes cuisses
Last Line: As if we did not know the melody
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Paintings & Painters


SHORT STORY ON A PAINTING OF GUSTAV KLIMT    Poem Text    
First Line: They are kneeling upright on a flowered bed
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Paintings & Painters


SOMETIME DURING ETERNITY    Poem Text     Recitation
Subject(s): Christianity


SOMETIME DURING ETERNITY    Poem Text    


SPEAK OUT    Poem Text    
First Line: And a vast paranoia sweeps across the land
Last Line: Before they come for you!
Subject(s): Politics & Government; War


STARTING FROM SAN FRANCISCO    Poem Text    
First Line: Here I go again
Last Line: Myself I saw in the window reflected
Subject(s): Railroads; Travel; United States; Railways; Trains; Journeys; Trips; America


SURREAL MIGRATIONS, PART I    Poem Text     Recitation by Author


TENTATIVE DESCRIPTION OF DINNER .. IMPEACHMENT .. EISENHOWER    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: After it became obvious that the strange rain would never stop
Last Line: We resign
Subject(s): Eisenhower, Dwight David (1890-1969)


THE 'MOVING WATERS' OF GUSTAV KLIMT    Poem Text    
First Line: Who are they then
Last Line: And know each other
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Paintings & Painters


THE CANTICLE OF JACK KEROUAC    Poem Text    
First Line: Far from the sea far from the sea
Subject(s): Kerouac, Jack (1922-1969)


THE CAT    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: The cat/licks its paws
Subject(s): Cats


THE CHANGING LIGHT    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: The changing light at san francisco
Last Line: Anchorless upon the ocean
Subject(s): Americans; United States; America


THE DEFEATED ROMANTICISM / OF T.S. ELIOT    Poem Text    
Last Line: A copy of the waste land / on a very high shelf
Subject(s): Eliot, Thomas Stearns (1888-1965)


THE FLOWER SELLER AT COVENT GARDEN 1989    Poem Text    
First Line: A great great great granddaughter
Last Line: Over the madding crowd
Subject(s): Art & Artists; Paintings & Painters


THE OLD ITALIANS DYING    Poem Text    
First Line: For years the old italians have been dying / all over america
Subject(s): Old Age


THE PHOTO OF EMILY    Poem Text    
First Line: She wore a cloche hat
Subject(s): Aunts


THE STATUE OF ST. FRANCIS    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: They were putting up the statue
Subject(s): San Francisco


THIRD WORLD CALLING    Poem Text    
First Line: This loud morning / sensed a small cry in the news paper
Last Line: Fresh from the blasted fields!
Subject(s): Third World


TO THE ORACLE AT DELPHI    Poem Text    
First Line: Great oracle, why are you staring at me,
Subject(s): Delphi, Oracle Of


UNDERWEAR    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Underwear


YACHTS IN THE SUN    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: The yachts the white yachts
Subject(s): Yachts