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Syndic Literary Journal



Poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti


1919 ~ 2021


April 2021 ~ Poetry Month

Compiled/Published by LeRoy Chatfield


Narration ~ 55 Ferlinghetti Poems


A Banquet in the Suburbs of the Empire

A Buddha in the Woodpile

A Far Rockaway of the Heart, 2

A Vast Confusion (Dutch)

A Vast Confusion (Italian)

Allen Ginsberg Dying

American Roulette

Are There Not Still Fireflies


Away above a Harborful

Baseball Canto

Beatitudes Visuales Mexicanas

Bird With Two Right Wings

Blind Poet


Coney Island of the Mind No.6

Coney Island of the Mind

Coney Island of the Mind 8

Coney Island of the Mind No.20

Constantly Risking Absurdity (#15)

Constantly Risking Absurdity (Chinese)


Don’t Let That Horse

Dove Sta Amore

From Pictures of the Gone World Section 8

I Am Waiting

I Genitori Perduti

In Goya’s Greatest Scenes We Seem to See . . .

London Crossfigured

Loud Prayer

History of the Airplane

Ferlinghetti Number 8

One Thousand Fearful Words for Fidel Castro

Queen’s Cemetery, Setting Sun

People Getting Divorced

Pity the Nation

Poetry As Insurgent Art

Populist Manifesto

Recipe for Happiness Khaborovsk Or Anyplace

Retired Ballerinas

Retired Ballerinas (Farsi)

Seascape With Sun and Eagle

Song of the Third World Birds

Sometime During Eternity

The Canticle of Jack Kerouac

The Changing Light

The First and The Last of Everything

The Light of Birds

The Plough of Time

The President Who Was Nothing

The Trouble With Revolutions Is the People

The World is a Beautiful Place

To the Oracle at Delphi

Two Scavengers in a Truck


Wild Dreams of a New Beginning

Ferlinghetti No.8 (English-Polish)


Lawrence Ferlinghetti Memorial  Video 

“Populist Manifesto for Poets with Love”

Created by Centro Studi Scammacca – Antigruppo


City Lights: Booksellers & Publishers

Written & Narrated by Bill Wolak

Poems Written In Memory of Lawrence Ferlinghetti

The Elegy Arcane


City Lights ~ A Tribute to Ferlinghetti

German Narration ~ Constantly Risking Absurdity

Letter from the Publisher

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