Allen Ginsberg (1926-1997), poète américain, devant un portrait d'Arthur Rimbaud

Allen Ginsberg in Front of a Portrait of Arthur Rimbaud, in Room 25 at the Beat Hotel, 9 rue Gît-le-Coeur Paris 1956 by Harold Chapman

From Kill Your Darlings by Allen Ginsberg

before watching kill your darlings, i said 'give me pain or give me death' (knowing this is a movie about century homosexuality and how usually that stuff doesn't work out) and i wish i'd been given death. it would hurt less. i love this fucking movie

[Allen Ginsberg, self portrait in AP darkroom, 1949. Used for cover of Gates of Wrath. c. Allen Ginsberg Estate]

Ginsberg met Lucien Carr while an undergraduate at Columbia University and was introduced to Kerouac, Burroughs, and others already established in the New York Beat scene.

Bob Dylan & Allen Ginsberg,  San Francisco 1965
"From the series of images shot in the City Lights Books alley originally for the Blonde on Blonde album (photographs not used in that project). Imagine going back to school the next day after this session, what do you say to your friends?

Bob Dylan & Allen Ginsberg, San Francisco 1965 "From the series of images shot in the City Lights Books alley originally for the Blonde on Blonde album (photographs not used in that project).

You got: William S. Burroughs You’re one of the most notorious, inspiring, punk rock authors ever to live. You’re a creative genius, and one of the best minds in your group of friends. You can experiment at a party, and with words, you literally set more trends than anyone. “Your mind will answer most questions if you learn to relax and wait for the answer.”

Which Beat Generation Writer Are You?

Irwin Allen Ginsberg American Poet and one of the Leading Figures of the Beat Generation.

Allen Ginsberg, poets

Allen Ginsberg was a famous poet and one of the leading figures of the beat generation, alongside Kerouac, Carr, Burroughs and many

Allen Ginsberg: photographs from the Beat Generation

luzfosca: “ “I sat for decades at morning breakfast tea looking out my kitchen window, one day recognized my own world the familiar background, a giant wet brick-walled undersea Atlantis garden,.

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