AG: The other aspect of the Mahayana, Mahayana style, as Reggie (Ray), I guess, may have mentioned, is the notion of sunyata – did he get into that?.. In modern Existentialist terms that’d be “the void”, the big bad.. the big black wolf of the void, or, depending how it’s seen In modern,
[Allen Ginsberg on Spontaneous Poetics at Naropa Institute continues – from June 30 1976]
AG: [recalling the previous class] We had gone through syllables, accents, vowel-lengths, some breath-stop, units of phrasing. How much of that did we get?
Student: You gave some examples and out of Williams, you got so far as the details…
AG: Okay. Units of phrasing, consisting in units of vocalized phrasing, Not mental phrasing, but vocalized phrasing, and so I’m making that distinction. The aesthetic would be – clinical study of spoken American-ese. And a close attention to the … Read More