Peri/od/ical: City Lights Journal (1963 – 66 / 1978 ) | Lawrence Ferlinghetti
City Lights Journal 1, 1963 City Lights Journal 2, 1964
City Lights Journal 3, 1966 City Lights Journal 4, 1978
City Lights Journal 1-3 (1963-1966) / Edited by Lawrence Ferlinghetti
(A fourth and last number would appear in 1978) / San Francisco
City Lights was the nation’s first all-paperback bookstore founded in 1953.
Allen Ginsberg, Neal Cassady, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, and friends in front of Ferlinghetti’s City Lights Books shop, San Francisco, 1956 Photo: Peter Orlovsky
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Poetry is the shadow cast by our streetlight imaginations.
Poetry is a naked woman, a naked man, and the distance between them.^
We have seen the best minds of our generation destroyed by boredom at poetry readings. *
Fuck Art, let's Dance!
Lawrence Ferlinghetti / ^Poetry as Insurgent Art / 2007 / *Wild Dreams of a New Beginning / 1988 /