bought my first copy @ citylights from the author in '63 after boot camp @ TI. have purchased many since to give to kids, to show them pictures from the gone world.Published 2 months ago by John L. Root
Yes, Read this. It's a necessary addition to any poetry collection of merit. I think Ferlinghetti was one of the best beat poets. I love Junkman's Obligato.Published 4 months ago by Elena Longoria
Some of the finest proseic poetry ever written. I tripped over this writer in high school & couldn't get enough! I still have my poster of "The World is a Beautiful Place".Published 4 months ago by Julie T.
I read the entire book (it's short), in search of something. I guess I didn't find it. I also failed to find 39 of the alleged 44 reviews it generated. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Rolland W. Amos
Ferlinghetti is a very influential poet that wrote this book during the "Beat Movement."
This book is a composite of wonderful poetic expression for this period in his... Read more
Other then the occasional Bohemian slang of the fifties, it still is as fresh as todays New York Times. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Edd Anderson
This is THE classic beat poetry book. I read it 50 years ago, and I just read it again. I keep buying copies of "A Coney Island of the Mind" and giving them way to friends. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Michael John Kennedy
This book is the beginning of the beginning of the Beat Generation. Even though Ferlinghetti preferred to be considered a bohemian poet there is no denying his integral role in the... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Let there be good music
Read this book of poetry while at college in the 1960s. Always loved it but lost track of the volume. Nice to reconnect with the past.Published 10 months ago by Sherman