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Allen Ginsberg - Refrain

The air is dark, the night is sad,
I lie sleepless and I groan.
Nobody cares when a man goes mad:
He is sorry, God is glad.
Shadow changes into bone.

Every shadow has a name;
When I think of mine I moan,
I hear rumors of such fame.
Not for pride, but only shame,
Shadow changes into bone.

When I blush I weep for joy,
And laughter drops from me like a stone:
The aging laughter of the boy
To see the ageless dead so coy.
Shadow changes into bone.

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Poet: Allen Ginsberg
Poem: Refrain
Volume: Collected Poems 1947-1980

Comment 1 of 1, added on August 4th, 2014 at 4:48 PM.
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cz5REn Looking forward to reading more. Great post.Really looking forward to read more. Fantastic.

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