Still Going Strong

Lawrence Ferlinghetti is ninety six
and still writing poetry!

His faces appears like a smiling Buddha
in the ephemera of the days news,

still calling out to our better selves
to be the angels we forgot we were,

still telling us to save the world
by loving it harder,

like an Old Testament prophet with
a funny hat and a sword made of words.

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2 responses to “Still Going Strong

  1. …still bringing us a Coney Island of the mind…

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