Archive for the ‘Allen Ginsberg’ Category

I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness

Wednesday, October 7th, 2009
book and hands

On October 7th, this day in 1955, Allen Ginsberg first performed the poem “Howl,” at a poetry reading in Six Gallery, a San Francisco coffee shop. One of the impressed attendees was poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti, founder of the City Lights…

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My fault, my failure, is not in the passions I have, but in my lack of control of them

Friday, September 4th, 2009
a continually conscious mask

Why? I do not know anymore really what I thought then. Push. Analyze. Hold it…

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