Black and white photo of Lawrence Ferlinghetti in the doorway of his bookshop.

Lawrence Monsanto Ferlinghetti (1919-2021)

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, champion of Beat Generation writers passed away this week at 101 years of age.

Here’s the last line of “I Am Waiting” from A Coney Island of the Mind (1958.)

"...and I am awaiting perpetually and forever a renaissance of wonder."

The Final Sentence website contains some riches. It's handy if you are looking for something you've already read, but beware of spoilers. Use the search feature instead of browsing. Or not.