Allen Ginsberg’s Psalm
March 20, 2018
continuing from yesterday AG: Okay, I’ll finish this (poem) , it’s not that much, I’m going to read it through and we’ll have it – “And I write shadow changes into bone/To[…]
William Burroughs on Jack Kerouac at the 1982 Naropa Conference
September 14, 2014
  [“But Jack as I warned you back in 1945, if you keep going back to live with ‘Memére’ you’ll get wound tighter & tighter in her apron strings till an old man you can’t escape…” William S. Burroughs acting the André Gidian sophisticate camping lecturing the earnest All-American Thos.Wolfean youth Jack[…]
Spontaneous Poetics – 36 (Reading-List 7) – (John Dryden)
February 13, 2013
Student: Allen, can you speak up, please? AG: Yes. (John) Dryden. “In Memory of Mr. Oldham” by John Dryden, is just one single poem that gives you his quality. There is a long poem, the name of which, I’ve forgotten, which ends “Thy hand, great Anarch![…]