Wild Dreams of a New Beginning

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New Directions Publishing, 1988 - Poetry - 129 pages
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Presents two volumes of poetry by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, including the 1976 "Who Are We Now?" and "Landscapes of Living and Dying," first published in 1979.
  

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Wonderful poems. Read full review

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He was the reason I left Ohio to discover the City Lights Bookstore and it was because of this book. Read full review

Contents

THE JACK OF HEARTS
1
PEOPLE GETTING DIVORCED
14
THE HEAVY
32
OLBERS PARADOX
45
THE RECURRENT DREAM
50
THE GENERAL SONG OF HUMANITY
57
THE OLD ITALIANS DYING
67
THE MAJESTY
74
THE LOVE NUT
82
THE END OF VARIOUS AFFAIRS
89
HOME HOME HOME
97
SAN JOSE SYMPHONY RECEPTION
101
INDEX OF TITLES AND FIRST LINES
127
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About the author (1988)

The poet, publisher, and activist Lawrence Ferlinghetti, born in Yonkers, New York, in 1919, has received the Robert Frost Memorial Medal and the first Literarian Award of the National Book Foundation. He is the subject of Christopher Felver s new film documentary, Ferlinghetti: A Rebirth of Wonder.

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