Poet: Allen Ginsberg
Poem: In Back Of The Real
Volume: Howl and Other Poems
Year: Published/Written in 1954
Poem of the Day:
Jun 21 2003
Comment 5 of 5, added on July 18th, 2014 at 10:30 AM.
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Comment 4 of 5, added on May 16th, 2013 at 10:59 AM.
This poem is very heart moving. It struck me how much little things can matter. I think that little things are very important. One little thing is eating and drinking in class. I will never do it again.
Comment 3 of 5, added on November 4th, 2008 at 5:28 PM.
I think the poem is saying that although the flower is ugly, it has to potential of being something beautiful. Although the world in not a beautiful place sometimes, it's still our world, and that's something beautiful in itself.
Kelley from United States
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