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Cool crisp
September morning
sky so blue
an angel might appear
at any moment

Angels are
like rainbows
but invisible to
the naked eye… 32 more words


‘Power - For my angel poet-friend’: The Papers of Elaine Feinstein

Project Archivist Jane Speller writes:

Work has started on the papers of English writer, poet and translator, Elaine Feinstein. Funded by the Strachey Trust, the aim of the project is to catalogue and make available this important literary archive. 819 more words


The Best Minds of My Generation: For Rob Trousdale and Lindsey Trout Hughes

Re: Allen Ginsberg, The Best Minds of My Generation:A Literary History  of the Beats, edited by Bill Morgan

Dear Rob and Lindsey,

I’m grateful to you both for sharing your writing  with me and through me, to others—may these poems and pieces continue to animate  “Mayahana bodhisattvic compassionate empathy” (A. 695 more words

World Literature

On This Day in History Gregory Corso was Born

March 26, 2017

The Beat Hotel, Paris

The Beats: Gregory Corso

On this day in 1930 Gregory Corso was born. He died in 2001 and is buried in the English Cemetery in Rome, in proximity to the Romantic poets Percy Bysshe Shelley and John Keats. 278 more words

Beat Movement

"Not Franklin not Jefferson who speaks for America today / but strange red-necked men of industry / and the goofs of show business"

(poetry diary  188 -2/25/17)

The American Way

Gregory Corso


I am a great American

I am almost nationalistic about it!

I love America like a madness! 22 more words

Beat Films

About two-thirds of the way through John Waters’ Hairspray, our teen runaways happen upon two crazy Beatniks holed up in an artists’ pad in Baltimore. 1,890 more words

Issue 001

"Pull My Daisy" - A Rant About Beatniks

It’s 5AM in New York – the Lower East Side to be precise.

Like most New Yorkers you’re tired, anxious, a little caustic in tone. There never seems to be enough time to get anything done, and on top of that, you feel as if you’ve only had about an hour’s sleep on which to function. 862 more words

Issue 001