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March 27th Birthday Love: Frank O’Hara

“I am the least difficult of men. All I want is boundless love.”-Frank O’Hara Frank O’Hara was born on March 27th, 1926 in Baltimore, Maryland, and was known for being a leader in the non-formal “New York School” of art, which included a group of New York writers and artists active in the ’50’s and …

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March 24th Birthday Love: Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Today is the birthday of the American poet Lawrence Monsanto Ferlinghetti,.  He was born March 24, 1919 in Bronxville, New York. In 1953, he moved to San Francisco with his wife, Selden Kirby-Smith.  There, he and Peter D. Martin of City Lights magazine started City Lights Bookstore, and thus began Ferlinghetti’s central role in the rising of the Beat movement as the store …

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