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'Howl' by Allen Ginsberg
   has the opening lines   
I Saw the Best Minds of My Generation Destroyed by Madness...
Starving hysterical naked. 1926-1997 Beat poet
'A Supermarket in California' by Allen Ginsberg
   has the opening lines   
What Thoughts I Have of You Tonight, Walt Whitman...
For I walked down the idestreets under the trees with a headache self-conscious looking at the full moon.
'Bixby Canyon' by Allen Ginsberg
   has the opening lines   
Path Crowded With Thistle Fern Blue Daisy, Glassy Grass...
pale morninglory scattered on a granite hill bells clanging under grey sea cliffs. 1926-1997 major voice in American beat poetry
"Father Breath Once More Farewell Birth You Gave Was No Thing Ill My Heart is Still, As Time Will Tell."
   are the closing lines of   
Father Death Blues by Allen Ginsberg
Icon of the beat generation, died 1997
Allen Ginsberg
   was born on   
June 3, 1926
American "beat" poet
Allen Ginsberg
   lifespan was   
1926-1997
American "beat" poet
Allen Ginsberg
   said   
"What if Someone Gave a War and Nobody Came?"
American beat poet
Allen Ginsberg
   wrote   
Howl
"I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness"
Allen Ginsberg
   wrote   
Bixby Canyon
"Path crowded with thistle fern blue daisy, glassy grass, pale morninglory scattered on a granite hill"
Allen Ginsberg
   wrote   
Wichita Vortex Sutra
"I lift my voice aloud, make Mantra of American language now, pronounce the words beginning my own millennium"
Allen Ginsberg
   wrote   
Death to Van Gogh's Ear!
Poet is Priest Money has reckoned the soul of America"
Allen Ginsberg
   wrote   
A Supermarket in California
"What thoughts I have of you tonight Walt Whitman"
Allen Ginsberg
   wrote   
To a Dead Poet
"Some breath breathes out Adonais and Atlantis" -- for Pablo Neruda
Allen Ginsberg
   wrote   
America
"America I've given you all and now I'm nothing America two dollars and twenty seven cents January 17, 1956"
Allen Ginsberg
   wrote   
Howl and Other Poems
1956. It contains Ginsberg's most famous poem, 'Howl', which is considered to be one of the principal works of the Beat Generation
Allen Ginsberg
   wrote   
The Fall of America
1973 Won the National Book Award. 'The Fall of America: Poems of These States'
Allen Ginsberg
   wrote   
Kaddish and Other Poems
1958-1960. Along with "Howl", Kaddish is said to be one of his greatest masterpieces.
Allen Ginsberg
   wrote   
Planet News
1971
Allen Ginsberg
   wrote   
Reality Sandwiches
1963
Allen Ginsberg
   wrote   
Iron Horse
1972
Allen Ginsberg
   is featured in the biography   
A Blue Hand
Focusing on his time in India, by Doborah Baker






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