A Supermarket In California By Allen Ginsberg

A Supermarket In California By Allen Ginsberg    What thoughts I have of you tonight, Walt Whitman, for Iwalked down the sidestreets under the trees with a headache self-conscious looking at the full moon.   In my hungry fatigue, and shopping for images, I went into theneon fruit supermarket, dreaming of your enumerations!   What peaches and […]

Howl By Allen Ginsberg

Howl By Allen Ginsberg I   I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked,dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix,angelheaded hipsters burning for the ancient heavenly connection to the starry dynamo in the machinery of night,who poverty and tatters and hollow-eyed and high […]

The 10 Best Poetry Books for Beginners

Poetry is all around us. It’s in books, movies and on the back of cereal boxes. It’s in the sound of people’s names and in Rap songs. It’s on bumper stickers and buttons. It’s in the graffiti you drive past every morning on your way to work.  The absolute abundance of poetry is a good […]