Allen Ginsberg Quotes

A perfect beauty of a sunflower! a perfect excellent lovely sunflower existence! a sweet natural eye to the new hip moon, woke up alive and excited grasping in the sunset shadow sunrise golden monthly breeze!
Allen Ginsberg (b. 1926), U.S. poet. Sunflower Sutra (l. 15). . . Allen Ginsberg: Collected Poems 1947-1980 (1984) Harper and Row.
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I walked on the banks of the tincan banana dock and sat down under the huge shade of a Southern Pacific locomotive to look at the sunset over the box house hills and cry.
Allen Ginsberg (b. 1926), U.S. poet. Sunflower Sutra (l. 1). . . Allen Ginsberg: Collected Poems 1947-1980 (1984) Harper and Row.
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A perfect beauty of a sunflower! a perfect excellent lovely sunflower existence! a sweet natural eye to the new hip moon, woke up alive and excited grasping in the sunset shadow sunrise golden monthly breeze
Allen Ginsberg (b. 1926), U.S. poet. "Sunflower Sutra," Howl and Other Poems (1956).
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last time I saw you was the hospital pale skull protruding under ashen skin blue veined unconscious girl in an oxygen tent the war in Spain has ended long ago Aunt Rose
Allen Ginsberg (b. 1926), U.S. poet. To Aunt Rose (l. 49-54). . . Allen Ginsberg: Collected Poems 1947-1980 (1984) Harper and Row.
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Groan thru breast and neck, a great Oh! to earth heart
Allen Ginsberg (b. 1926), U.S. poet. Wales Visitation (l. 76). . . Allen Ginsberg: Collected Poems 1947-1980 (1984) Harper and Row.
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All the Valley quivered one extended motion, wind undulating on mossy hills
Allen Ginsberg (b. 1926), U.S. poet. Wales Visitation (l. 24-25). . . Allen Ginsberg: Collected Poems 1947-1980 (1984) Harper and Row.
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The great secret is no secret Senses fit the winds, Visible is visible, rain-mist curtains wave through the bearded vale, grey atoms wet the wind's Kaballah
Allen Ginsberg (b. 1926), U.S. poet. Wales Visitation (l. 78-82). . . Allen Ginsberg: Collected Poems 1947-1980 (1984) Harper and Row.
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of the satanic thistle that raises its horned symmetry flowering above sister grass-daisies' pink tiny bloomlets angelic as lightbulbs—
Allen Ginsberg (b. 1926), U.S. poet. Wales Visitation (l. 14-16). . . Allen Ginsberg: Collected Poems 1947-1980 (1984) Harper and Row.
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No imperfection in budded mountain, Valleys breathe, heaven and earth move together, daisies push inches of yellow air, vegetables tremble, green atoms shimmer in grassy mandalas, sheep speckle the mountainside, revolving their jaws with empty eyes, horses dance in the warm rain,
Allen Ginsberg (b. 1926), U.S. poet. Wales Visitation (l. 48-53). . . Allen Ginsberg: Collected Poems 1947-1980 (1984) Harper and Row.
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Fall on the ground, O great Wetness, O Mother, No harm on thy body!
Allen Ginsberg (b. 1926), U.S. poet. Wales Visitation (l. 60). . . Allen Ginsberg: Collected Poems 1947-1980 (1984) Harper and Row.
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