The legendary Lawrence Ferlinghetti hangin’ in at 101 years-young.
The successor to E.E. Cummings (as reflected in his classic A Coney Island of the Mind. 1955) and the famous bookstore owner (City Lights in San Francisco) who dared to publish Allen Ginsberg’s controversial book Howl.
He would also be the most famous living American poet left over from the twentieth century. Quite the career. A very witty, satirical, original poet.