Starving hysterical naked. 1926-1997 Beat poet
For I walked down the idestreets under the trees with a headache self-conscious looking at the full moon.
pale morninglory scattered on a granite hill bells clanging under grey sea cliffs. 1926-1997 major voice in American beat poetry
Icon of the beat generation, died 1997
"I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness"
"Path crowded with thistle fern blue daisy, glassy grass, pale morninglory scattered on a granite hill"
"I lift my voice aloud, make Mantra of American language now, pronounce the words beginning my own millennium"
Poet is Priest Money has reckoned the soul of America"
"What thoughts I have of you tonight Walt Whitman"
"Some breath breathes out Adonais and Atlantis" -- for Pablo Neruda
"America I've given you all and now I'm nothing America two dollars and twenty seven cents January 17, 1956"
1956. It contains Ginsberg's most famous poem, 'Howl', which is considered to be one of the principal works of the Beat Generation
1973 Won the National Book Award. 'The Fall of America: Poems of These States'
1958-1960. Along with "Howl", Kaddish is said to be one of his greatest masterpieces.
Focusing on his time in India, by Doborah Baker