Allen Ginsberg & Steven Taylor at Texas State 1996 – Q & A – 2

 

Q: So You read “Sphincter” last night..  AG: Yeah Q: And that recalled.. I read a (W.B.) Yeats poem about “love pitches his mansion in a place next to excrement”.. A: Yes, “Crazy Jane and the Bishop”  Does anybody know that poem? A couple? – Shall we recite it? Do you know it? Q:  Just that line.. “the first line, best line!”  AG: Well, Crazy Jane, his character, meets a Bishop on the road, so “I met the Bishop on the road” – (she’s talking) –  “And much said he and I” –  [Allen recites the penultimate … Read More