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theeSCATologist: "Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It’s that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that’s what the poet does.” -Allen Ginsberg

LycelPalma: Allen Ginsberg It isn't enough for your heart to break because everybody's heart is broken now. AIZYL SUNLOVES HAIRA

balaxpanda: "Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness." - Allen Ginsberg WE RISE TOGETHER KYCINE Day13 FaveKJPEsong

vintagelung: Still waiting for Allen Ginsberg’s loose ghost to screech through my body because all I’m getting rn is the amateur beatniks who sold out an became accountants

LGSrock101: Allen Ginsberg's Proust Questionnaire

kimray_poet: Excerpt from Sunflower Sutra by my favorite poet... the one who inspired me from the beginning. - Allen Ginsberg “we’re all beautiful golden sunflowers inside”

SSBrockville: Original photos by photographer & documentary filmmaker Jerry Aronson (The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg, 1993). Signed and numbered by Aronson in limited editions of only six prints. See this and other special collections at

SSBDupont: Original photos by photographer & documentary filmmaker Jerry Aronson (The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg, 1993). Signed and numbered by Aronson in limited editions of only six prints. See this and other special collections at

Ginsbergpoem: Born on this day - W.B.Yeats - Listen to recorded the voice of Yeats today on the Allen Ginsberg Project -

carriehennessey: yes, yes, that's what I wanted, I always wanted, I always wanted, to return to the body where I was born. by Allen Ginsberg

SSBDupont: Original photos by photographer & documentary filmmaker Jerry Aronson (The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg, 1993). Signed and numbered by Aronson in limited editions of only six prints. See this and other special collections at

SSBrockville: Original photos by photographer & documentary filmmaker Jerry Aronson (The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg, 1993). Signed and numbered by Aronson in limited editions of only six prints. See this and other special collections at

ChetcutiMark: Allen Ginsberg on Stranger Things. Professor of Mythology.

MarginallyMe: Wanted to know what a 'wild kidmonk' was- other than the winking ani of the Beat Generation & Allen Ginsberg, I still have no clue.

AuthorsCrypto: Fun fact: Allen Ginsberg coined the term "Flower Power"

Ginsbergpoem: Ginsberg on Blake transcription continuing this weekend on The Allen Ginsberg Project -

Ginsbergpoem: Allen Ginsberg answers The Proust Questionnaire -

Bolano_ebooks: Is it the vain and naive attempts of Allen Ginsberg to ideologically redirect the cold-blooded gang.

whatisQED: Allen Ginsberg man.. that shit sucks.

gorkemyeltan: Allen Ginsberg With Paul McCartney "Ballad of The Skeletons" ‌‌ - Bohemi...

beatdom: If you have 25 minutes to spare, then check out this great little documentary about Allen Ginsberg in India.

AlanHFraser: "The Life And Times Of Allen Ginsberg" - 2013 Docurama/NewVideo US 2DVD release of revised 1994 film with Dylan footage in the feature film and the extras.

butterfly_andi: Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness. Allen Ginsberg ANDI VERSUS ENCHONG

RoghaGabriel: Cailleadh an Búda/ Buddha Died is a celebration of the haiku of Allen Ginsberg. Filmed by Masood Hussain, with Irish transcreations by Gabriel Rosenstock and Greek transcreations by Sarah Thilykou.

SSBDupont: Original photos by photographer & documentary filmmaker Jerry Aronson (The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg, 1993). Signed and numbered by Aronson in limited editions of only six prints. See this and other special collections at

SSBrockville: Original photos by photographer & documentary filmmaker Jerry Aronson (The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg, 1993). Signed and numbered by Aronson in limited editions of only six prints. See this and other special collections at

BobHolmanPoet: Looking for something to watch this weekend? Look no further! This special documentary by my friend Ram Devineni will take you on a journey to India to piece together Allen Ginsberg’s life! Let me know if you watch it!

KLovesNature: We are all golden sunflowers inside. - Allen Ginsberg-

dustinzD: I’m gonna tweet some Allen Ginsberg stories later. I was just thinking about Allen and how he used to tell a small group of us - I dont want to hear that you’re going around saying they we’re friends! If I hear that! That’s it! haha ok allen

theeSCATologist: "Follow your inner moonlight, don’t hide the madness." -Allen Ginsberg

FantasyBookNerd: Allen Ginsberg. He gave the police teddy bears and flowers during the Paris student riots of 1968. Got kicked out of England and ended up living in France. And all the band members were just so nice.

kenharvey27: “I write poetry because I want to be alone and want to talk to people.” ― Allen Ginsberg

caecilia1003: we’re all beautiful golden sunflowers inside. — Allen Ginsberg ©︎Edouard Boubat

TommyPotts14: echo the injunction in Allen Ginsberg's poem: Don't hide the madness

rehhevel: one minute till my first ever board meeting, and instead of private equity my mind is where? that's right, it's still on allen ginsberg.

SSBDupont: Original photos by photographer & documentary filmmaker Jerry Aronson (The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg, 1993). Signed and numbered by Aronson in limited editions of only six prints. See this and other special collections at

SSBrockville: Original photos by photographer & documentary filmmaker Jerry Aronson (The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg, 1993). Signed and numbered by Aronson in limited editions of only six prints. See this and other special collections at

trmaxin: Harley Flanagan of Cro-Mags' childhood writing and drawings, introduced by Allen Ginsberg.

TheArtistWillS: I had a weird dream where Allen Ginsberg was repairing jewelry in Brooklyn. "I can fix your necklace or your poetry, but your karma you're on your own with that." I told him I knew who he was, and he goes, "Don't we all."

brainpicker: “Wanting approval … is a kind of aggression.” Allen Ginsberg, born on this day in 1926, on the tyranny of the closet, the challenge of coming out to loved ones, and the Buddhist mantra that helped him stop seeking approval

mckinniburgh: Not a lot (any) of Harry Smith t-shirts on the derby track/rink, but ya gotta be the change you wanna see. "Harry Smith transforming milk into milk," photo by Allen Ginsberg.

otdderamin: Caleb sitting on the couch reading outloud to Essek who is lying eyes closed with his head on Caleb's lap & his legs hanging over the couch arm. Caleb is gently stroking his head like a cat & running his fingers through his hair as he passionately reads Allen Ginsberg's "Howl."

C8257877: Allen Ginsberg • View from my Kitchen Window.

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RUGODA: " Follow your inner moonlight ; don´t hide the madness " Allen Ginsberg

BobHolmanPoet: Follow me as I travel to India to piece together Allen Ginsberg’s life there in a short new doc, GINSBERG'S KARMA, created by my dear friend Ram Devineni. This piece is an entertaining look at one of the major transformative periods of Ginsberg’s life.

Tina69911364: The weight of the world is love. Under the burden of solitude, under the burden of dissatisfaction the weight, the weight we carry is love. "Song", by Allen Ginsberg

otdderamin: "who threw their watches off the roof to cast their ballot for Eternity outside of Time, & alarm clocks fell on their heads every day for the next decade," -- Howl by Allen Ginsberg Caleb choosing duty to the Empire through teaching at the Academy over his romance with Essek.

zarandillo: "I’m not as good a photographer as I am a writer, and should stick to my original trade – but you see, as Robert Frank says, photography is an art for lazy people, and he’s right." Allen Ginsberg 1926 - 1997

SSBDupont: Original photos by photographer & documentary filmmaker Jerry Aronson (The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg, 1993). Signed and numbered by Aronson in limited editions of only six prints. See all the special collections at

SSBrockville: Original photos by photographer & documentary filmmaker Jerry Aronson (The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg, 1993). Signed and numbered by Aronson in limited editions of only six prints. See all the special collections at

zarandillo: Allen Ginsberg reading "Howl" in November 1955 photo: Courtesy USU Special Collections, Merrill-Cazier Library LP.

SSBDupont: Original photos by photographer & documentary filmmaker Jerry Aronson (The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg, 1993). Signed and numbered by Aronson in limited editions of only six prints. See this and other special collections at

SSBrockville: Original photos by photographer & documentary filmmaker Jerry Aronson (The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg, 1993). Signed and numbered by Aronson in limited editions of only six prints. See this and other special collections at

ojalart: “The poetry is like a rhythmic articulation of feeling.” —Allen Ginsberg

parisreview: “The poetry is like a rhythmic articulation of feeling.” —Allen Ginsberg

kevinkimmes: Things I did before work this morning: - Rode my bike to the lake. - Listened to the first known recording of “Howl” by Allen Ginsberg. - Listened to “Hostage” by Charles Bukowski. - Ate a turkey & Swiss sandwich and an apple fritter. - Relaxed with a coffee on the porch. Cheers!

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ouinne: 6.Emily Dickinson, “Because I could not stop for Death –” 7.Langston Hughes, “Harlem” 8.Sylvia Plath, “Daddy” 9.Robert Hayden, “Middle Passage“ 10.Wallace Stevens, “Thirteen Ways of Looking at a Blackbird” 11.Allen Ginsberg, “Howl“ 12.Maya Angelou, “Still I Rise“

PKhakpour: If you click through you will learn more. It’s through my own funny connection to Allen Ginsberg that we connected.

kazmierka: Allen Ginsberg from Kill your Darlings (the movie character, not the actual guy)

trashypilashy: Is Allen Ginsberg any good? He keeps coming up as a recommendation for William Burroughs, but sounds boring lmao

Novus_Stock: High Times Greats: Paul Krassner On Allen Ginsberg - Because true legends never die. Rest in peace Allen Ginsberg.

SSBDupont: Original photos by photographer & documentary filmmaker Jerry Aronson (The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg, 1993). Signed and numbered by Aronson in limited editions of only six prints. See all the special collections at

SSBrockville: Original photos by photographer & documentary filmmaker Jerry Aronson (The Life and Times of Allen Ginsberg, 1993). Signed and numbered by Aronson in limited editions of only six prints. See all the special collections at

adiazpaz: Firing Line with William F. Buckley Jr.: The Avant Garde / Allen Ginsberg

CharoShane: This passage by Allen Ginsberg about how everyone in 1950s NYC publishing had been institutionalized... take me back

ellacayabyab_c: “Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness.” – Allen Ginsberg ELLAnim NA BUWAN

LeoheavenH: Our heads are round so thought can change direction. —Allen Ginsberg KuMONstahan WithAlyssa

LorieMeacham: Bob Dylan queer icon: How the singer gave hope to a generation on the cusp of liberation.

theratsrevenge: I had a dream I saw Sonic Youth and Kim dedicated Sugar Kane to me and Allen Ginsberg

BobClimko: “It’s more important to concentrate on what you want to say to yourself and your friends. Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness.” — Allen Ginsberg

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MitchellOsak: High Times Greats: Paul Krassner On Allen Ginsberg

smidbob: That's pretty cool - amongst various supportive letters to the Larzac peasants in 1973, I just found one signed by Allen Ginsberg and Peter Orlovsky!

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BabaRamDass: Video Playlist: Ram Dass and Allen Ginsberg Ram Dass and Allen Ginsberg in the 1980’s talk about Kerouac, polarization of the 60’s, and breaking away from the … Watch:

woodlandraised: I mean we all can agree that if Bob Dylan slept with Allen Ginsberg, his music woulda been better.

BobHolmanPoet: TODAY IS THE DAY!!!!!!!! GINSBERG'S KARMA is available to watch:

g_keillor: "Poetry is not an expression of the party line. It's that time of night, lying in bed, thinking what you really think, making the private world public, that's what the poet does." -- Allen Ginsberg (1926)

lhs_mrs: Allen Ginsberg's Beat Family Album | Arts & Culture | Smithsonian Magazine

mseaton9: Happy Pride to Allen Ginsberg and to all his spiritual loves and lovers! (Happy belated BDay to him too!) This little conversation is absolutely a lovefest. Now for the film! Thank you, Ginsberg lovers.

bansheeorating: listening to Howl by Allen Ginsberg (no homo)

Shawhelp: "Night is the wonderful opportunity to take rest, to forgive, to smile, to get ready for all the battles that you have to fight tomorrow"- Allen Ginsberg Have a good night and sweet dreams! ⭐

Haya_Take: "If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away."(H. D. Thoreau) “Follow your inner moonlight, don’t hide the madness.”(Allen Ginsberg)

ozymandiasshole: 8. kill your darlings (dir. john krokidas) — based on a real story, tells the experiences of a small group of poets (specifically allen ginsberg and lucien carr) and their attempts to defy authority and spread their creative ideas.

RubiNavAboveAll: Follow your inner moonlight; don't hide the madness. Allen Ginsberg POWER OF POSITIVITY BY RUBINA

twylyricbot: I had dreams of myself As the Allen Ginsberg of this generation But without the talent, madness or vision I guess it's looking hopeless

Troy_Wise: THE RELEVANT QUEER: Allen Ginsberg, Beat Generation Writer and Poet

Troy_Wise: THE RELEVANT QUEER: Allen Ginsberg, Beat Generation Writer and Poet

mongibeddu: “Fascism in America:—/i.e. Police control Cities, not Mayors nor/philosophers” (Allen Ginsberg, The Fall of America Journals)

Troy_Wise: THE RELEVANT QUEER: Allen Ginsberg, Beat Generation Writer and Poet

relevantqueer: THE RELEVANT QUEER: Allen Ginsberg, Beat Generation Writer and Poet

relevantqueer: THE RELEVANT QUEER: Allen Ginsberg, Beat Generation Writer and Poet

relevantqueer: THE RELEVANT QUEER: Allen Ginsberg, Beat Generation Writer and Poet

Deeeeeah: Follow your inner moonlight; don’t hide the madness. - Allen Ginsberg AMANDAxCHARDY KUMUdelTALKS

Ligiaurroz: Follow your inner moonlight; don't hide the madness. Allen Ginsberg.

poesispoesis: who dreamt and made incarnate gaps in Time & Space through images juxtaposed, and trapped the archangel of the soul between 2 visual images... to recreate the syntax and measure of poor human prose... -- Allen Ginsberg, Howl (1956)

viola_von: " I can face anything but reality." Allen Ginsberg

Ginsbergpoem: Federico Garcia Lorca was born on this day - Allen Ginsberg on Lorca -



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