Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 364
May 4, 2018
Continuing today in New York, the inaugural St Mark’s Poetry Project Allen Ginsberg Symposium – For more on that (proposed annual event) – see here On public television this week, (presented by WGBH Boston and distributed by American Public Television) the beginning of a new[…]
Hum Bom – (Bono & Juan Felipe Herrera)
April 9, 2017
Sadly Allen’s “Hum Bom!” is all too pertinent and prescient  ( “Whydja bomb?/We didn’t wanna bomb!/Whydja bomb?/We didn’t wanna bomb!”) – Lisa New, creator and host of Poetry in America, a new poetry intiative from Harvard, has just released  the video above.   – U2’s Bono reciting the poem and US poet-laureate Juan[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up – 223
June 19, 2015
Rose “Rosebud” Feliu-Pettet,  a long-time friend of Allen’s, author of the definitive account of Allen’s passing,  passed away herself this week. She’d been suffering from a particularly virulent form of cancer, bile duct cancer. She was 69  For more of Rosebud on Allen – see here:  […]