Rise and Fall of Joe DiMaggio

the rise and fall of robert cohn

"And that’s the way it always is and that’s the way 
it always ends and the fire and the rose are one 
and always the same scene and always the same 
subject right from the beginning like in the Bible
or The Sun Also Rises which begins Robert Cohn 
was middleweight boxing champion of his class
but later we lost our balls and there we go again […]”

- Lawrence Ferlinghetti (“29” de A Coney Island of the Mind)