Poet: Allen Ginsberg
Poem: An Eastern Ballad
Volume: Collected Poems 1947-1980
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Jul 9 2005
Comment 11 of 11, added on January 26th, 2010 at 10:28 AM.
it's so deep... hmmm
Fenrik from Italy
Comment 10 of 11, added on June 3rd, 2009 at 12:21 PM.
"I never dreamed the sea so deep,
The Earth so dark; so long my sleep,
I have become another child.
I wake to see the world go wild."
I believe this to be the most moving part of the poem. It shows how wonder in life is lost with age, and how he has reverted to having a child-like reverence for all things, as a young child would. Awesome, just awesome.
from United States
Comment 9 of 11, added on April 23rd, 2006 at 3:40 PM.
yeah... those people talking as if he was alive and going to respond need to think a bit more before posting. It's not just some dude that'll send you some poems, Ginsberg was famous, and is now dead. Idiots.
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