Elizabeth Barrette (ysabetwordsmith) wrote,
Elizabeth Barrette
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Moment of Silence: Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Poet and publisher Lawrence Ferlinghetti has passed away. He was known for his collection A Coney Island of the Mind. He also launched City Lights, first as a bookstore and later as a press, to promote the kind of literature that upsets applecarts.  I have reviewed a number of books out of there.  

So if you want to remember him, go write something radical, or if you don't write, recommend or buy some instead.
Tags: activism, gender studies, moment of silence, poetry, reading
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