Poet: Allen Ginsberg
Poem: An Eastern Ballad
Volume: Collected Poems 1947-1980
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Jul 9 2005
Comment 12 of 12, added on June 13th, 2013 at 7:44 PM.
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Comment 11 of 12, added on January 26th, 2010 at 10:28 AM.
it's so deep... hmmm
Fenrik from Italy
Comment 10 of 12, 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
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