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Analysis and comments on An Eastern Ballad by Allen Ginsberg

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Comment 11 of 17, added on January 26th, 2010 at 10:28 AM.

it's so deep... hmmm

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Comment 10 of 17, 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.

Lee from United States
Comment 9 of 17, 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.

Nate
Comment 8 of 17, added on February 20th, 2006 at 1:01 PM.

The poem is great!! yeah, I'll have to read it more to get meanings. I
wanted to use this for a project too, if that's OK. Is this actually
qualified as a ballad? It's really short, but has even more to say than
alot of other longer ballads that I've read.

THANKS FOR THE WRITING!!!

Annie from United States

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Information about An Eastern Ballad

Poet: Allen Ginsberg
Poem: An Eastern Ballad
Volume: Collected Poems 1947-1980
Added: May 7 2003
Viewed: 95 times
Poem of the Day: Jul 9 2005


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