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An Apprentice’s Appreciation: Learning and Growing as a Poet, With Allen Ginsberg for a Guide: A Eulogy for Allen Ginsberg

In the fall of l979, I received a missive from Allen Ginsberg, scribbled in typical Ginsbergese, rife with ampersands and dashes, his response to a 19-year-old's small batch of poems. It was as if I awoke to a dream to which I'd suddenly become accustomed, a feeling that came to characterize most of my experience of him. in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 20 April 1997.

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