The May 27 1991 Burroughs and Ginsberg conversation continues, after this momentary exchange
AG: That wasn’t very strong grass, but I did feel it most of the morning.
WSB: It’s stronger than what you realize. It makes more of a dent in your consciousness than you realize. In other words, it has no.. It doesn’t have an impact, but there’s definitely a shift…
WSB: …of consciousness, I thought. I’ll roll some more in a moment.
Yes, it’s certainly for me, the most beneficent and useful of all drugs. I got so much from it, writing.
AG: I don’t smoke much any more..
WSB: Well, I smoke..
AG: When somebody has it around I do.
WSB: I.. I must have it. I need it for my work. But I find that if I smoke a joint and then look at a picture, there’s so much…
AG: Well, yeah, there’s a lot more..to see (actually)..
[Audio of this exchange can be found here, beginning at approximately eleven-and-a-half minutes in and concluding at approximately twelve-and-a-half minutes in]