Allen Ginsberg’s 86th Birthday

Self portrait on my 70th birthday, in Borsolino hat and cashmere silk-scarf from Milan, and Dublin Thornproof-tweed suit, Oleg Cassini tie from Goodwill shirt from same source, kitchen window mid-day, I stayed home and worked on Selected Poems 1947-’95 after returning from Walker Arts Center reading – Beat exhibition weekend. Monday, June 3, 1996. N.Y – Allen Ginsberg (photo c. Allen Ginsberg Estate)

The flowering dogwood is flowering again in the churchyard at St Mark’s Church. It flowered early this year. It’s that time of year again, Happy 86th Birthday, Allen!


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