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Reality Sandwiches by Allen Ginsberg
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Oct 04, 2010

really liked it
Read from September 03 to October 04, 2010

Sort of a 3 1/2 star, Ginsberg at his best is amazing, and the title poem is one of my favorite poems, but he likes to make himself vulnerable and expose the process of his writing and eschew polish, so by its very nature, his poetry is a mixed bag.

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09/04/2010 page 42
40.0% "The method must be purest meat/with no symbolic dressing,/actual visions and actual prisons/as seen then and now...allegories are so much lettuce./Don't hide the madness."

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