Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 249


Allen Ginsberg – Photograph by Cynthia Macadams

Lawrence Ferlinghetti on Reddit – on what is his favorite Allen Ginsberg poem – “Aunt Rose” because it’s a very touching, deep and profound expression of love and empathy of his old Aunt Rose. It’s even more powerful than his long poem [“Kaddish] about his mother.”


Harry Smith, Second Avenue and Twelfth Street (NYC), 1987 – Photograph by Brian Graham

John Wieners  (1934-2002) – Photograph by Raymond Foye

[Joanne Kyger] 

Nightboat Books in New York have just recently reprinted the previously-out-of-print (and utterly wonderful)  Japan and India Journals of Joanne KygerMore information about that title here 

Olivia Cole ruminates  on Frank O”Hara for The Paris Review
Robert Frank in The Guardian
John Giorno, celebrated in Le Monde
Luc Sante, our good friend, celebrates William Burroughs


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