Valentine’s Day
February 14, 2017
February 14th, it’s Valentine’s Day! – and here’s,  once again (how could we better it),  our annual Valentine Day’s posting SONG The weight of the world is love. Under the burden of solitude, under the burden of dissatisfaction the weight, the weight we carry is love. Who can deny? In dreams it[…]
Valentine’s Day
February 14, 2015
There are some posts on the Allen Ginsberg Project so fitting they deserve annual  re-publication, this is one of them.  Happy Valentines Day everyone! Celebrating love today (‘the weight of the world’)  on the Allen Ginsberg Project SONG   The weight of the world is love. Under the burden of solitude, under the[…]
Allen Ginsberg – 500th Posting
September 26, 2011
“The weight of the world/ is love/ Under the burden/ of solitude,/ under the burden of dissatisfaction/ the weight,/ the weight we carry/ is love”. Since Ginsberg-tattoo postings seem (curiously?) among our most popular postings, what better way[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up 37
August 19, 2011
International edition. Images of Allen, right now, adorn a patch of bucolic woodland in rural Switzerland – The Garden of Forking Paths (the title is, of course, a Borges-ian steal) – an outdoor sculpture project, instigated[…]
Robbie Robertson reads Allen Ginsberg
May 23, 2011
Clare Ann Matz has put together an interesting tape – “Poetry of the Western World Read By Celebrities and Collected by Clare Ann Matz”, a miscellaneous collection of poetry reading (and attempted poetry reading!) by an odd mix of artists, among them filmmaker Wim Wenders, The Band’s Robbie Robertson, and footage of[…]
Song (“The Weight of The World..”)
March 26, 2011
We forgot to mention yesterday that Ragnar Kjartansson continues, indeed is close to concluding, his site-specific performance(s) of “Song”, which opened, earlier this month, at Pittsburgh’s Carnegie Museum of Art. “For “Song”, the museum tells us, Kjartansson “wished to abandon the brutal masculinity of Viking landscapes and[…]
Friday’s Weekly Round-Up 1
November 12, 2010
NEW JERSEY ‘S BARD Allen was always proud of – and rightly so – his New Jersey roots. This past weekend, several young poets from that State gathered together at The Poetry Center at Passaic County Community[…]