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Dog With Blog Dog With Blog - Dog blog | Dog adoption India As a dog would have it, my first acquaintance with Allen Ginsberg poetry, began with ‘Howl’. There he was, the voice of rage and protest that defined the beat generation. A wallpaper featuring its raw opening lines adorned my bedroom wall. (Till Chimera, the rescue cat, shred it.) I saw the best minds of my … Continue reading The weight of the world is love… The post The weight of the world is love… appeared first on Dog With Blog.
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One of the most visionary writers of his generation and author of the celebrated poem ?Howl,? Allen Ginsberg (1926?1997) was also a photographer. From 1953 until 1963 he made numerous, often exuberant portraits of himself and his fr...

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