Warrior Poet

Lawrence Ferlinghetti is ninety nine
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

2 responses to “Warrior Poet

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

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