Sunday, November 07, 2010

Allen Ginsberg

The beats-- intellectual hipsters. Counter-culture. And yes, Kaddish seems the better poem.
Maybe I'm partial because I too am close to my mother, and borne out of poverty and the desert dust, I sense the separateness of socio-economic classes among marginalized groups like Latinos. The fact is, we simply have difficulty understanding that which we have not experienced. Who can imagine?

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