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Poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti laments changing San Francisco

Ninety-six-year-old Lawrence Ferlinghetti settled in San Francisco in the 1950s, where he opened the City Lights bookshop and publishing house. But today San Francisco is better known as a central hub of the tech boom than of countercultural creativity. Jeffrey Brown offers a look at how the poet sees his changing city.

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Originally appeared in Poetry magazine.

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