Allen Ginsberg
Newark, New Jersey
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Cia Dope Calypso

Rating: 3.5
In nineteen hundred forty-nine
China was won by Mao Tse-tung
Chiang Kai Shek's army ran away
They were waiting there in Thailand yesterday

Supported by the CIA

Pushing junk down Thailand way

First they stole from the Meo Tribes
Up in the hills they started taking bribes
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Shivang shukla 31 December 2018
This poem is touching our heart of our life
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Mark Sak 01 September 2015
This poem is very true! ! ! He did a wonderful job and had the guts to publish it! ! ! Kudos Mr. Ginsberg! ! !
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Ciarli Ling 03 February 2013
Nice natural howl to CIA.
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Chris Bowen 22 June 2008
i wonder if this was written in complaint mode or just an observation from a poet?
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Dominique Pequot 17 November 2005
This is actually a song. You can find it on his one and only cd. wonderful song. brilliant poet.
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