Allen Ginsberg

(3 June 1926 – 5 April 1997 / Newark, New Jersey)

CIA Dope Calypso


In nineteen hundred forty-nine
China was won by Mao Tse-tung
Chiang Kai Shek's army ran away
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Comments about this poem (CIA Dope Calypso by Allen Ginsberg )

  • Rookie Ciarli Ling (2/3/2013 9:59:00 AM)

    Nice natural howl to CIA. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie Chris Bowen (6/22/2008 1:59:00 AM)

    i wonder if this was written in complaint mode or just an observation from a poet? (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Dominique Pequot (11/17/2005 3:11:00 PM)

    This is actually a song. You can find it on his one and only cd. wonderful song. brilliant poet. (Report) Reply

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