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Reading: I am 25 by Gregory Corso

Beat poet Gregory Corso 1930-2001) was a young member of the Beat generation, ‘urchin shelley’ who always believed in the power of poetry to bring about change. 268 more words


Nico & The last Testament of Doctor Demetrius

(photograph by Danny Fields. Garden of the Portobello Hotel, London)

Monday’s full blue blood moon weaved its strange magic. Few rock tomes stand the test of time but James Young’s ‘Songs They Never Play on the Radio’ will always have a permanent place on the bookshelf. 2,561 more words

Thank Your Teachers: A Tribute to Dave Fish

It was my freshman year of college when I met Dave. He was in the graduate program at hippy haven SUNY New Paltz teaching Freshman Comp 101.  1,114 more words


Gold Rush - Poem

I nearly didn’t post today. I have a lot of ideas about blog articles that I don’t often have time to articulate into the blog articles they should be. 1,226 more words


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For my italiani amici
… my belli italiani amici


A star
is as far
as the eye
can see
as near
as my eye… 45 more words

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Allen Ginsberg on Maxwell Bodenheim (December 24, 1980)

Thanks to Michael Sampson Sweeney for sharing this postcard response to him from Allen Ginsberg concerning his knowledge of Maxwell Bodenheim:

Dear Michael,

I have little information about M. 101 more words

On the New York Literary Establishment in the Fifties

“There’s no room for youth and vitality in New York. It is a city full of guilty academicians.”
–Gregory Corso

“Too big, too multiple, too jaded.” 35 more words

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