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The day the ‘beat’ Ferlinghetti stepped on the Café Gijón | Culture

In 1991, the poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti, creator of the legendary independent City Lights bookstore and publisher in San Francisco, visited the Prado Museum and wrote a poem inspired by the Goya statue on one of its doors. “He came in scribbling on his papers … then, when he left, after a couple of hours marveling, […]

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