[Item #5942] After the Cries of the Birds. Lawrence Ferlinghetti.
After the Cries of the Birds
After the Cries of the Birds
After the Cries of the Birds

After the Cries of the Birds

San Francisco, CA: Dave Haselwood Books, 1967. First Edition. Stapled Wrappers. “Poetry is eternal graffiti written in the heart of everyone.” - Lawrence Ferlinghetti, “Americus, Book I”   Lawrence Ferlinghetti (1919–2021), the iconic figure of the Beat Generation/ San Francisco Renaissance. As poet, prose writer, artist, publisher, bookseller & activist, Ferlinghetti was at the forefront of American literature & culture for seven decades. Ferlinghetti stands as a titan in the realm of literature, and his importance to & mastery of the craft cannot be understated. “After The Cries Of The Birds” (Morgan, A15, pg. 39), is a work that includes two works “After the Cries of the Birds”, a poem of San Francisco in the future, and “Genesis Of”, a prose piece in which Ferlighetti reflects upon the influences that caused him to write the poem. Overall, “After The Cries Of The Birds” is a short, yet, masterful work of poetry and its literary exegesis. Signed in thin black ink at the first title page, beneath the title, the author has signed “Ferlinghetti”. Stapled wrappers. First edition though not explicated as such at the copyright page. Book is in very fine condition with light wear to fine edges and slight creasing near spine, otherwise substantially mint! Very Fine. [Item #5942]

Price: $120.00