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Author: GINSBERG, ALLEN
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Ginsberg, Allen    Poet's Biography
157 poems available by this author


A PROPHECY    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: O future bards / chant from skull to heart to ass
Subject(s): United States; America


A STRANGE NEW COTTAGE IN BERKELEY    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: All afternoon cutting bramble blackberries off a tottering brown fence
Subject(s): Home; Berkeley, California


A SUPERMARKET IN CALIFORNIA    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: What thoughts I have of you tonight, walt whitman, for I walked down
Subject(s): Humanity; Imagination; Markets; Poetry & Poets; Popular Culture - United States; Shopping; Vision; Whitman, Walt (1819-1891); Fancy; Supermarkets


A VOW    Poem Text    
First Line: I will haunt these states
Subject(s): United States; War; America


AFTER LALON    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: It's true I got caught in
Subject(s): Old Age


AFTER THE PARTY    Poem Text    
First Line: Amid glasses clinking, mineral water, schnapps
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men


AFTER THOUGHTS    Poem Text    
First Line: When he kissed my nipple
Subject(s): United States; America


AMERICA    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: America I've given you all and now I'm nothing
Subject(s): Americans; Imagination; United States; Vision; Fancy; America


AN ASPHODEL    Poem Text    
First Line: O dear sweet rosy
Subject(s): Desire


AN EASTERN BALLAD    Poem Text    
First Line: I speak of love that comes to mind:
Subject(s): Love


AN OPEN WINDOW ON CHICAGO    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Midwinter night, / clark & halstead brushed with this week's snow
Subject(s): United States; America


ANTI VIETNAM-WAR PEACE MOBILIZATION    Poem Text    
First Line: White sunshine on sweating skulls
Subject(s): United States; America


AT APOLLINAIRE'S GRAVE    Poem Text    
First Line: I visited pere lachaise to look for the remains of apollinaire
Last Line: I am buried here and sit by my grave beneath a tree
Subject(s): Apollinaire, Guillaume (1880-1918); Poetry & Poets; Surrealism


AT THE CAPRI        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men


AUTO POESY: ON THE LAM FROM BLOOMINGTON       
First Line: Setting out east on rain bright highways
Subject(s): United States; America


AUTUMN GOLD: NEW ENGLAND FALL    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Coughing in the morning / waking with a steam beast, city destroyed
Subject(s): United States; America


BACK ON TIMES SQUARE, DREAMING OF TIMES SQUARE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Let some sad trumpeter stand
Subject(s): Times Square, New York


BACK ON TIMES SQUARE, DREAMING OF TIMES SQUARE'    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Let some sad trumpeter stand
Subject(s): Times Square, New York


BAYONNE ENTERING NYC    Poem Text    
First Line: Smog trucks mile after mile high wire
Subject(s): United States; America


BAYONNE TURNPIKE TO TUSCARORA    Poem Text    
First Line: Grey water tanks in grey mist, / grey robot
Subject(s): United States; America


BEGINNING OF A POEM OF THESE STATES    Poem Text    
First Line: Under the bluffs of oroville, blue cloud september
Subject(s): United States; America


BIXBY CANYON    Poem Text    
First Line: Path crowded with thistle fern blue daisy
Subject(s): United States; America


BIXBY CANYON OCEAN PATH WORD BREEZE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Tiny orange-wing tipped butterfly
Last Line: So pipes pray to the avalanche
Subject(s): United States; America


C'MON PIGS OF WESTERN CIVILIZATION EAT MORE GREASE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Eat eat more marbled sirloin more pork'n gravy
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men


CAR CRASH    Poem Text    
First Line: Snow-blizzard sowing
Subject(s): United States; America


CHANCES R    Poem Text    
First Line: Red glow on the tables
Last Line: "wichita traversed with streetlight
Subject(s): Middle West; Midwest; Old Northwest; Central States; North Central States


CHICAGO TO SALT LAKE BY AIR    Poem Text    
First Line: If hanson baldwin got a bullet in his brain, outrage?
Subject(s): United States; America


CIA DOPE CALYPSO    Poem Text    
First Line: In nineteen hundred forty-nine
Subject(s): Central Intelligence Agency (Cia)


CLEVELAND, THE FLATS    Poem Text    
First Line: Into the flats, thru cleveland's
Subject(s): United States; America


COME ALL YE BRAVE BOYS    Poem Text    
First Line: Come all you young men that proudly display
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men


COMPLAINT OF THE SKELETON TO TIME    Poem Text    
First Line: Take my love, it is not true,
Subject(s): Skeletons


CONTINUATION OF A LONG POEM OF THESE STATES    Poem Text    
First Line: Stage-lit streets / downtown frisco whizzing past, buildings
Subject(s): United States; America


COSMOPOLITAN GREETINGS    Poem Text    
First Line: Stand up against governments, against god
Subject(s): Kent State University - Riot, 1970


CROSSING NATION    Poem Text    
First Line: Under silver wing
Last Line: My body? My neck? My personality?
Subject(s): United States; America


DEATH AND FAME    Poem Text    
First Line: When I die
Subject(s): Death; Fame; Dead, The; Reputation


DEATH NEWS    Poem Text    
First Line: Walking at night on asphalt campus
Subject(s): Death; Poetry & Poets; Williams, William Carlos (1883-1963); Dead, The


DEATH ON ALL FRONTS    Poem Text    
First Line: A new moon looks down on our sick sweet planet
Subject(s): United States; America


DON'T GROW OLD    Poem Text    
First Line: Old poet, poetry's final subject glimmers months ahead
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


DONE, FINISHED WITH THE BIGGEST COCK    Poem Text    
First Line: Done, finished, with the biggest cock you ever saw
Subject(s): United States; America


EASTER SUNDAY    Poem Text    
First Line: Slope woods' snows melt
Subject(s): United States; America


ECOLOGUE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: In a thousand years, if there's history
Subject(s): United States; America


ELEGY CHE GUEVARA    Poem Text    
First Line: European trib, boy's face photo'd eyes opened
Subject(s): United States; America


ELEGY FOR NEAL CASSADY    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Ok neal / aethereal spirit
Subject(s): Cassady, Neal (1926-1968); United States; America


EUROPE! EUROPE!        Recitation by Author


FAKE SAINT        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Saints


FALLING ASLEEP IN AMERICA    Poem Text     Recitation
First Line: We're in the great place, fable place, beulah, man wedded
Subject(s): United States; America


FEEDING THEM RASPBERRIES TO GROW        Recitation


FINALLY        Recitation by Author


FIRST PARTY AT KEN KESEY'S WITH HELL'S ANGELS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Cool black night thru the redwoods
Subject(s): Motorcycles & Motorcycling


FLASH BACK    Poem Text    
First Line: In a car grey smoke over elmira
Subject(s): United States; America


FOOTNOTE TO HOWL    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Holy! Holy! Holy! Holy! Holy! Holy! Holy! Holy! Holy! Holy!


G.S. READING POESY AT PRINCETON    Poem Text    
First Line: Gold beard combd down like chinese fire - gold hair braid
Subject(s): Princeton University; Snyder, Gary (B. 1930); United States; America


GALILEE SHORE    Poem Text    
First Line: With the blue-dark dome old-starred at night, green boat-lights
Subject(s): Bible; Religion; Theology


GOING TO CHICAGO    Poem Text    
First Line: 22,000 feet over hazed square vegetable planet floor
Last Line: By man poet's eyes astounded in the fire haze, / carbon gas aghast
Subject(s): United States; Air Travel; America


GRAFFITI 12TH CUBICLE MEN'S ROOM SYRACUSE AIRPORT    Poem Text    
First Line: I am married and would like to fuck someone else
Subject(s): United States; America


GRANT PARK: AUGUST 28, 1968    Poem Text    
First Line: Green air, children sat under trees with the old
Subject(s): United States; America


GURU OM    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: October 4, 1970 / car wheels roar over freeway concrete
Last Line: I am leaving the world, I will close my eyes and rest my tongue & hand
Subject(s): United States; America


HAUNTING POE'S BALTIMORE    Poem Text    
First Line: Baltimore bones groan maliciously under sidewalk
Subject(s): Baltimore, Maryland; Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849)


HAVE YOU SEEN THIS MOVIE?'        Recitation by Author
First Line: Old maple hairytrunks root asphalt grass marge, november
Subject(s): United States; America


HAVE YOU SEEN THS MOVIE?        Recitation by Author


HIWAY POESY L.A. TO WICHITA    Poem Text    
First Line: Up up and away! / we're off, thru america
Subject(s): Baltimore, Maryland; Poe, Edgar Allan (1809-1849); America


HOMELESS COMPLEYNT    Poem Text    
First Line: Pardon me buddy, I didn't mean to bug you
Last Line: Wiping your windshield with a dirty rag
Subject(s): Homeless; Insects; Veterans; Vietnamese Conflict, 1961-1975; Bugs


HOSPITAL WINDOW    Poem Text    
First Line: At gauzy dusk, thin haze like cigarette smoke
Subject(s): Hospitals; New York City; Manhattan; New York, New York; The Big Apple


HOW COME HE GOT CANNED AT THE RIBBON FACTORY    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: There was this character come in
Subject(s): Labor & Laborers; Work; Workers


HOWL; FOR CARL SOLOMON    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians; Imagination; Vision; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men; Fancy


HUM BOM!    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Whom bomb? / we bomb them!
Subject(s): Nuclear War; United States; Atomic Bomb; Hydrogen Bomb; America


I LOVE OLD WHITMAN SO       
First Line: Youthful, caressing, boisterous, tender
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Whitman, Walt (1819-1891)


IGNU        Recitation by Author


IMAGINARY UNIVERSES    Poem Text    
First Line: Under orders to shoot the spy, I discharged
Subject(s): United States; America


IN BACK OF THE REAL    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Railroad yard in san jose
Subject(s): Depression, Mental; Mentally Depressed; Mental Distress


IN THE BAGGAGE ROOM AT GREYHOUND    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: In the depths of the greyhound terminal
Subject(s): Bus Terminals


IS ABOUT    Poem Text    
First Line: Dylan is about the individual against the whole creation
Subject(s): Nagasaki, Japan


τ?θνάκην δ€ ολίγω €πιδ??ης φαίνομ€ αλαία    Poem Text    
First Line: Red cheeked boyfriends tenderly kiss me sweet mouthed
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians; Love - Erotic; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men


JAWEH AND ALLAH BATTLE    Poem Text    
First Line: Jaweh with atom bomb
Subject(s): Jews; Mysticism - Judaism; Judaism


JOURNALS NOV. 22, 1963       
First Line: The black & white glare in the inky air force night
Subject(s): Kennedy, John Fitzgerald (1917-1963)


KADDISH    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Strange now to think of you, gone without corsets & eyes, while I walk
Subject(s): Desire; Mourning; Sex; Bereavement


KANSAS CITY TO SAINT LOUIS    Poem Text    
First Line: Leaving k.C. Mo. Past independence past liberty
Subject(s): United States; America


KISS ASS    Poem Text    
First Line: Kissass is the part of peace
Subject(s): United States; America


KRAL MAJALES    Poem Text    
First Line: And the communists have nothing to offer but fat cheeks and eyeglasses
Subject(s): Air Travel; Communism


LAUGHING GAS: PART !        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Dentists


LOVE POEM ON A THEME BY WHITMAN        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Love; Gays & Lesbians; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men


MALEST CORNIFICI TUO CATULLO    Poem Text    
First Line: I'm happy, kerouac, your madman's allen
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians; Kerouac, Jack (1922-1969); Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men


MANHATTAN THIRTIES FLASH    Poem Text    
First Line: Long stone streets inanimate, repetitive machine crash cookie-cutting
Subject(s): New York City; United States; Manhattan; New York, New York; The Big Apple; America


MANY LOVES    Poem Text    
First Line: Neal cassady was my animal: he brought me to my knees
Subject(s): Cassady, Neal (1926-1968)


MARIJUANA NOTATION    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: How sick I am
Subject(s): Substance Abuse; Addictive Behavior


MAYBE LOVE    Poem Text    
First Line: Maybe love will come
Last Line: To wet the silken dust
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men


MEMORY GARDENS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Covered with yellow leaves / in morning rain
Subject(s): United States; America


MESCALINE    Poem Text    
First Line: Rotting ginsberg, I stared in the mirror naked today
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets; Self; Williams, William Carlos (1883-1963)


MILAREPA TASTE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Who am I? Saliva
Subject(s): United States; America


MUGGING    Poem Text    
First Line: Tonite I walked out of my red apartment door on east tenth street's dusk
Subject(s): Crime & Criminals


MULTIPLE IDENTITY QUESTIONNAIRE    Poem Text    
First Line: I'm a jew? A nice jewish boy?
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians; Jews; Buddhism; Self; Identity; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men


MY ALBA    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Now that I've wasted
Subject(s): Discontent; Dissatisfaction


MY SAD SELF    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Sometimes when my eyes are red
Subject(s): New York City; Self; Manhattan; New York, New York; The Big Apple


NAGASAKI DAYS    Poem Text    
First Line: I walked outside & the bomb'd


NEW STANZAS FOR AMAZING GRACE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: I dreamed I dwelled in a homeless place
Subject(s): Social Classes; Caste


NIGHT GLEAM    Poem Text    
First Line: Over and over thru the dull material world the call is made
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men


NOTHING PERSONAL        Recitation by Author


ON BURROUGHS' WORK    Poem Text    
First Line: The method must be purest meat
Subject(s): Burroughs, William S. (1914-1997)


ON HIS FATHER'S DEATH        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Death - Fathers


ON NEAL'S ASHES    Poem Text    
First Line: Delicate eyes that blinked blue rockies all ash
Subject(s): Cassady, Neal (1926-1968); United States; America


OVER LARAMIE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Western air boat bouncing
Subject(s): United States; America


PAST SILVER DURANGO OVER MEXIC SIERRA WRINKLES    Poem Text    
First Line: Westward mother-mountains drift pacific, green sloped
Subject(s): United States; America


PATERSON    Poem Text    
First Line: What do I want in these rooms papered with visions of money
Subject(s): Paterson, New Jersey


PENTAGON EXORCISM    Poem Text    
First Line: Who represents my body in pentagon? Who spends
Subject(s): Military-industrial Complex; Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia


PERTUSSIN    Poem Text    
First Line: Always ether comes
Subject(s): United States; America


PINSK AFTER DARK       
First Line: Reborn a rabbi in pinsk, reincarnated backward time
Last Line: Paid me no heed, not remembering their futures—verlaine & rimbaud.
Subject(s): Pinsk, Belarus; Reincarnation; Transmigration; Pretas


PLEASE MASTER    Poem Text    
First Line: Please master can I touch your cheek
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians; United States; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men; America


PLUTONIAN ODE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: What new element before us unborn in nature?
Last Line: Space, so ah!
Subject(s): Antinuclear Movement; Nuclear War; Nuclear Freeze; Atomic Bomb; Hydrogen Bomb


POEM ROCKET        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Science; Religion; Scientists; Theology


PSALM: 3    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: To god: to illuminate all men. Beginning with skid road
Subject(s): Bible; Religion; Theology


RAIN-WET ASPHALT HEAT, GARBAGE CURBED CANS OVERFLOWING    Poem Text    
First Line: I hauled down lifeless mattresses to sidewalk refuse-piles
Subject(s): United States; America


REDS    Poem Text    
First Line: There isn't much to say to marxists in nicaragua witth .45s
Last Line: Peter orlovsky laughed.
Subject(s): Motion Pictures; Movies; Cinema


RISING OVER NIGHT-BLACKENED DETROIT STREETS    Poem Text    
First Line: Brilliant network-lights tentacle dim suburbs
Last Line: "sweating & weeping ignorant on your own plastic-pain
Subject(s): Detroit, Michiigan


ROCK SONG    Poem Text    
First Line: I'm up in the lightning tower


SALUTATIONS TO FERNANDO PESSOA    Poem Text    
First Line: Every time I read pessoa I think
Subject(s): Pessoa, Fernando (1888-1935); Poetry & Poets; Whitman, Walt (1819-1891)


SEPTEMBER ON JESSORE ROAD    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Millions of babies watching the skies
Subject(s): United States; America


SIERRAS HERMITAGE        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Books & Reading; Aging


SIESTA IN XBALBA    Poem Text    
First Line: One could pass valuable months
Subject(s): Travel; Journeys; Trips


SONG    Poem Text    
First Line: The weight of the world
Subject(s): Love


SPHINCTER    Poem Text    
First Line: I hope my good old asshole holds out
Subject(s): Aids (Disease); Gays & Lesbians; Sickness; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men; Illness


STANZAS: WRITTEN AT NIGHT IN RADIO CITY    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: If money made the mind more sane,
Subject(s): Money; Sex


SUNFLOWER SUTRA    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: I walked on the banks of the tincan banana dock and sat down under the
Subject(s): Imagination; Railroads; Sunflowers; Vision; Fancy; Railways; Trains


SWEET BOY, GIMME YR ASS    Poem Text    
First Line: Lemme kiss your face, lick your neck
Last Line: Softness this relaxed sweet sigh?
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men


SWIRLS OF BLACK DUST ON AVENUE D    Poem Text    
First Line: White haze over manhattan's towers
Subject(s): United States; America


TEARS    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: I'm crying all the time now
Subject(s): Crying


TERMS IN WHICH I THINK OF REALITY    Poem Text    
First Line: Reality is a question
Subject(s): Reality


THE ARCHETYPE POEM    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Joe blow has decided
Subject(s): Love - Erotic


THE BLUE ANGEL    Poem Text    
First Line: Marlene dietrich is singing a lament
Subject(s): Dietrich, Marlene; Motion Pictures; Movies; Cinema


THE BRICK LAYERS' LUNCH HOUR    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Two bricklayers are setting the walls
Subject(s): Bricklayers


THE CHARNEL GROUND    Poem Text    
First Line: Http://media.Sas.Upenn.Edu/pennsound/authors/ginsberg/chicago-1959/ginsberg-allen_01_howl_big-table-
Subject(s): Aging; New York City; Manhattan; New York, New York; The Big Apple


THE GREEN AUTOMOBILE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: If I had a green automobile
Subject(s): Automobiles; Denver, Colorado; Cars


THE LION FOR REAL    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: I came home and found a lion in my living room
Subject(s): Animals; Gays & Lesbians; Lions; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men


THE LITTLE FISH DEVOURS THE BIG FISH    Poem Text    
First Line: When the troops
Subject(s): Social Problems


THESE STATES, INTO L.A.    Poem Text    
First Line: Organs and war news / radio static from saigon
Subject(s): United States; America


THINGS I'LL NOT DO: NOSTALGIAS    Poem Text    
First Line: Never go to bulgaria, had a booklet & invitation
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men


THIS FORM OF LIFE NEEDS SEX    Poem Text    
First Line: I will have to accept women
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians; Sex; Women; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men


TO AN OLD POET IN PERU        Recitation by Author
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


TO AUNT ROSE    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Aunt rose - now - might I see you
Subject(s): Aunts


TO LINDSAY    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Vachel, the stars are out
Subject(s): Lindsay, Vachel (1879-1931); Suicide


TRANSCRIPTION OF ORGAN MUSIC    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: The flower in the glass peanut bottle formerly in the
Subject(s): Poetry & Poets


TWO SCENES    Poem Text    
First Line: Time mag's central american expert sd
Last Line: Inhale their steaming bowls of mushroom barley soup.
Subject(s): Haig, Alexander; Kiev, Ukraine


UNDER THE WORLD THERE'S A LOT OF ASS, A LOT OF CUNT    Poem Text    
First Line: A lot of mouths and cocks,


UPTOWN    Poem Text    
First Line: Yellow-lit budweiser signs over oaken bars
Subject(s): Hate


WALES VISITATION    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: White fog lifting & falling on mountain-brow
Subject(s): Imagination; Vision; Wales; Fancy; Welshmen; Welshwomen


WAR PROFIT LITANY    Poem Text    
First Line: These are the names of the companies that have made money from this war
Last Line: 1967 furthers this poem of these states
Subject(s): United States; America


WE RISE ON SUN BEAMS AND FALL IN THE NIGHT    Poem Text    
First Line: Dawn's orb orange-raw shining over palisades


WHO BE KIND TO    Poem Text    
First Line: Be kind to your self, it is only one


WHO RUNS AMERICA?    Poem Text    
First Line: Oil brown smog over denver
Subject(s): United States; America


WHY IS GOD LOVE, JACK?    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Because I lay my
Subject(s): Love


WICHITA VORTEX SUTRA    Poem Text     Recitation by Author
First Line: Turn right next corner
Subject(s): Wichita, Kansas


WICHITA VORTEX SUTRA I        Recitation by Author


WICHITA VORTEX SUTRA II        Recitation by Author


WICHITA VORTEZ SUTRA IV        Recitation by Author


WILD ORPHAN    Poem Text    
First Line: Bladly mother/takes him strolling
Subject(s): Children; Parents; Childhood; Parenthood


WINGS LIFTED OVER THE BLACK PIT    Poem Text    
First Line: City flats, coal yards and brown rivers
Last Line: "watercourses running with oil
Subject(s): United States; America


WRITTEN IN MY DREAM BY W. C. WILLIAMS    Poem Text    
First Line: As is/you're hearing
Subject(s): Dreams; Nightmares


YOU KNOW WHAT I'M SAYING?'    Poem Text    
First Line: I was shy and tender as a 10 year old kid, you know what I'm saying?
Last Line: She was nice to me a scared gay kid at eastside high , you know what I'm saying? / allen ginsberg
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians; Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men