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Ginsberg Injection
Nightly Dose of Ginsberg

After 24 years, the video of Allen Ginsberg's legendary appearance at Loyola University New Orleans is now online. The overflow crowd filled up all the aisles and the outside lobby, so he invited audience members to sit on the stage with him. He also did a meditation workshop, and his Collected Poems had just appeared so he spent a whole afternoon signing copies and illustrating each with a drawing. Thanks to Alyce Santoro for helping make this video available. Thanks to Andrei Codrescu for encouraging Allen to come. And above all, we remember with gratitude Allen Ginsberg for his genius and generosity.

 
Barry Miles and Allen Ginsberg In the Kitchen
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In Allen's kitchen on East 12th Street. I have a great memory of Miles typing at the kitchen table while Allen looked over his shoulder. Great working conditions! I don't know how he did it. Its a heart warming patriotic shot.
 
A Flower For John Clark
Allen Ginsberg Art
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NEW WORK BY FLORIN ION FIRIMITA
The End of Beauty
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Conception 2014
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Homesick Abortion by Katie Schwartz

by Katie Schwartz

A woman's relationship with her abortion, a verbatim report from the depths.
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Dragosh Ziditoru from the Fringy London Night

by Dragosh Ziditoru

new communiques from the fringe of London's night
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Jack Micheline, the Last Boho

by Gerald Nicosia

Gerald Nicosia, the Proust-cum-Don Quijote of the Beats, looks at Jack Micheline, whom he calls "the last Bohemian poet." He makes the case for Micheline's poetry, which is important. The so-called "Beats" left behind a lot of poets who were too drunk to get on the ship...
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Throat Song And Notes

by j.j. phillips

cutting the throat
utting the throat
tting the throat
ting the throat
ing the throat
ng the throat
g the throat
the throat
he throat
e throat
throat
hroat
roat
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Haydn's Head

by Gershon Hepner

An addition to "The Disposition of Body Parts in the Romantic Era," in The Stiffest of the Corpse (City Lights)
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Hairy Tail by Andrei-Calin Mihailescu

by Calin-Andrei Mihailescu, Professor of Suspect History, University of Ci_migiu

Dr. Andrei-Călin Mihăilescu is Professor of Suspect History at the University of Cişmigiu. This is his most recent research paper, special to the Corpse.
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surround systems by calin-andrei mihailescu

by Calin-Andrei Mihailescu

the politics of tools
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Narlan Matos translated by Sally Perret

by Narlan Matos

Translation is, ideally, a buddhist exercise in ego-shedding. Practically, it's ego-boosting from a dead writer. Sometimes it's a mix. And sometimes it's about what it's about. Which in the case of poetry is never the case.


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Janaki Challa's Lunch with Cioran (and more)

by Janaki Challa

Janaki Challa is one of the new people who can have lunch with anyone in history or in the future
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New Poem by Howard McCord

by Howard McCord

One of the great elders calls LA the way it (sometimes) is
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Freud Repackaged in Romanian

by Andrei-Calin Mihailescu

Our in-house polyglot philosopher repacks Freud!
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Three New Stories by Willie Smith

by Willie Smith

We wrote in our intro that "our fabulous Willie Smith is back! His new book "nothing done" is out from Honest Publishing (2012)," but while it's true that the fabulous Willie Smith is back, the title of his book is not "nothing...
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Simon Perchik: New Poems

by Simon Perchik

Simon Perchik, dear to the Corpse since we were born, sends new work!
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excerpt from The Pit, and No Other Stories by Jordan A. Rothacker

by Jordan A. Rothacker

Not normally friendly to corpse stories, the Corpse makes an exception.
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The Dear Companion. Soprano, banjo, fiddle. Haunting North Carolina song.

by Laura Semilian


Watch a beautiful song Click Me


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Wormwood Scrubs by Steven J. Fowler

by Steven J. Fowler

 all heart & some voices


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Digitur by Calin-Andrei Mihailescu

by Calin-Andrei Mihailescu

Peter begat Johannoe
stay tuned for who Johannoe begat

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2 american idol pics by Dave Breithaupt

by Andrei Codrescu

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I Am As You Are Anything by Mark Sargent

by Mark Sargent

We woke up and there it was: poetry!

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Two Stories

by Laurie Stone

Two Stories
Garmentos

“Zev fucked everybody,” Ellen says. Our parents are dead, and my sister is the...
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Poezii de S?nziana-Maria Stoie

by S?nziana-Maria Stoie

These are from "Noaptea," (Night), poems by a young Romanian poet. She is worth learning Romanian for.
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LETTER TO THE WORLD 3: BLOAT & FLOAT by Mark Sargent

by Mark Sargent

Real Life!
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