Really been itching to post this poem that Helen Weaver wrote a few years ago and posted on her blog for Allen’s birthday this year. So, finally here it is! While we’re on the subject of Helen Weaver, be sure to check out her recently published memoir, The Awakener published by City Lights. A fantastic fun read.
The Responsibility of Allen Ginsberg
for a friend who said she couldn’t put “Allen Ginsberg” and “responsibility”
in the same sentence
Clearly I have a different definition of the word
I think Allen was one of the most responsible people I’ve known