Allen Ginsberg 3 June 1926 – 5 April 1997

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who scribbled all night rocking and rolling over lofty incantations which in the yellow morning were stanzas of gibberish.
Allen Ginsberg (b. 1926), U.S. poet. Howl (l. 51). . . Allen Ginsberg: Collected Poems 1947-1980 (1984) Harper and Row.
It isn't enough for your heart to break because everybody's heart is broken now.
Allen Ginsberg (b. 1926), U.S. poet. Indian Journals, entry for September 6, 1962 (1970). Written in Calcutta.
My own experience is that a certain kind of genius among students is best brought out in bed.
Allen Ginsberg (b. 1926), U.S. poet. interview, Feb. 1981, Washington Post (July 29, 1984). With Nancy Bunge at Michigan State University.

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Can someone possibly repair the spelling of Allen's surname in the first line? The g has been omitted.
Where is Howl? I specifically wanted that one
Confused as to why Howl isn't on here?
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