Allen Ginsberg

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

Paterson - Poem by Allen Ginsberg

What do I want in these rooms papered with visions of money?
How much can I make by cutting my hair? If I put new heels on my shoes,
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Comments about Paterson by Allen Ginsberg

  • Michael Walker (2/18/2015 4:05:00 PM)

    Basically imaginative with some memorable images: ' rather, crowned with thorns in Galveston, nailed hand and/
    foot in Los Angeles, raised up to die Denver.' Christian imagery linked to US cities. Honest reference to a drug habit.
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