Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Rookie (Bronxville, New York)

Number 8


It was a face which darkness could kill
in an instant
a face as easily hurt
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  • Rookie Michael Shepherd (11/11/2006 4:33:00 PM)

    Phaidra (and how's your family life?) , would you tell us what's different? Poemhunter does have many small miscopyings. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Phaidra Yunker (5/9/2006 2:52:00 AM)

    This is simply one of my most favorite poems. I am dissapointed that it is not displayed in the format intended by Mr. Ferlinghetti. I feel that some of the rhythm is lost. The expectancy and dark shadows are missing when the poem is viewed outside of it's original shape. Does anyone out there understand my viewpoint? (Report) Reply

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