Allen Ginsberg

Allen Ginsberg (1926 - 1997)

Renowned poet, world traveler, spiritual seeker, founding member of a major literary movement, champion of human and civil rights, photographer and songwriter, political gadfly, teacher and co-founder of a poetics school. Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997) defied simple classification.

Poems By Allen Ginsberg


Father Death Blues (Don’t Grow Old, Part V) (1 Comment »)
Homework (No Comments »)

Collected Poems 1947-1980

A Desolation (No Comments »)
A Western Ballad (No Comments »)
An Eastern Ballad (2 Comments »)
Refrain (No Comments »)

Cosmopolitan Greetings

CIA Dope Calypso (No Comments »)
Cosmopolitan Greetings (No Comments »)
Sphincter (1 Comment »)
When The Light Appears (No Comments »)

Death & Fame: Last Poems

Death & Fame (No Comments »)
Five A.M. (No Comments »)

Howl and Other Poems

A Supermarket In California (2 Comments »)
America (4 Comments »)
An Asphodel (No Comments »)
Footnote To Howl (4 Comments »)
Howl (3 Comments »)
In Back Of The Real (1 Comment »)
In The Baggage Room At Greyhound (1 Comment »)
Song (No Comments »)
Sunflower Sutra (1 Comment »)
Transcription Of Organ Music (No Comments »)
Wild Orphan (1 Comment »)

Journals Mid Fifties 1954-1958

Feb. 29, 1958 (No Comments »)
Haiku (Never Published) (No Comments »)
Making The Lion For All It’s Got — A Ballad (1 Comment »)


Psalm IV (No Comments »)

Plutonian Ode

Fourth Floor, Dawn, Up All Night Writing Letters (No Comments »)
Nagasaki Days (No Comments »)
Plutonian Ode (1 Comment »)

Reality Sandwiches

The Lion For Real (No Comments »)

The Fall of America

Crossing Nation (No Comments »)
First Party At Ken Kesey’s With Hell’s Angels (No Comments »)
Hum Bom! (2 Comments »)
Please Master (3 Comments »)
September On Jessore Road (14 Comments »)
War Profit Litany (No Comments »)

The Fall of America, poems of these states 1965-1971

Kissass (2 Comments »)

White Shroud

136 Syllables At Rocky Mountain Dharma Center (1 Comment »)
Those Two (1 Comment »)
Analysis, meaning and summary of Allen Ginsberg's poem Those Two

1 Comment

  1. Muhammad Shoaib says:

    This poem is eco-critical in nature and brings into spotlight the hazardous effects of modern technology on the natural order. The first tree represents the voice of nature against the alarming growth of machine at the cost of nature. The second tree, in an ironic mood, asks the first tree to accept the reality as it is.

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