Poet: Allen Ginsberg
Poem: Footnote To Howl
Volume: Howl and Other Poems
Year: Published/Written in 1956
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Jan 14 2005
Comment 6 of 6, added on July 18th, 2014 at 6:33 PM.
FtcCYp Muchos Gracias for your post. Really Cool.
Comment 5 of 6, added on March 13th, 2012 at 4:05 AM.
I wish i couldve met that bdlnoe vampire on the right when i went cuz i wuz jus there 3 days ago but i was scared of her.if u go to smileybby13 the third video will be [Models].OR.[Vampires]its me nd my cousin on the runway as a model ..or a vampire ..which one?
Comment 4 of 6, added on July 28th, 2010 at 8:17 PM.
I don't think he's saying nothing is holy, but that everything is. Even humanity and civilization with all it's sins and failings is still holy and beautiful. That is what the holy section means to me. Look even at the rest of the poem. He glorifies the grotesque, and joyfully speaks of things most dare not even think of.
Ginsberg was a genius.
from United States
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