Mar. 24, 1999
#92 (How fragile the flesh)
Poem: "#92" ("How fragile the flesh"), by Lawrence Ferlinghetti, from A Far Rockaway of the Heart (New Directions).
Tennessee Williams' play CAT ON A HOT TIN ROOF opened on this day in 1955 at the Morosco Theater in New York.
Twelve years earlier, in 1943, the musical OKLAHOMA! opened at the St. James Theater in New York.
Beat poet LAWRENCE FERLINGHETTI is 80 years old today, born in Yonkers, New York, 1919.
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