Lawrence Ferlinghetti

(Bronxville, New York)

Poems of Lawrence Ferlinghetti

1. A Vast Confusion 1/3/2003
2. An Elegy on the Death of Kenneth Patchen 1/3/2003
3. Autobiography 5/18/2011
4. Away Above A Harborful 1/3/2003
5. Baseball Canto 1/3/2003
6. Bird With Two Right Wings 1/3/2003
7. Constantly Risking Absurdity 1/3/2003
8. Don't let that horse 1/3/2003
9. Dove Sta Amore 1/3/2003
10. Driving a cardboard automobile without a license 1/3/2003
11. History Of the Airplane 4/28/2011
12. I Am Waiting 1/3/2003
13. Number 20 1/13/2003
14. Number 8 1/13/2003
15. Oh you gatherer 1/3/2003
16. Populist Manifesto No. 1 1/3/2003
17. Recipe For Happiness Khaborovsk Or Anyplace 1/13/2003
18. Seascape With Sun and Eagle 1/3/2003
19. Sometime During Eternity 1/3/2003
20. The Changing Light 1/3/2003

The Great Chinese Dragon

The great Chinese dragon which is the greatest dragon in all the
world and which once upon a time was towed across the
Pacific by a crew of coolies rowing in an open boat—was
the first real live dragon ever actually to reach these shores

And the great Chinese dragon passing thru the Golden Gate
spouting streams of water like a string of fireboats then broke
loose somewhere near China Camp gulped down a hundred
Chinese seamen and forthwith ate all the shrimp in San Francisco Bay

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