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Freddie

Freddie deBoer used to blog at lhote.blogspot.com, and may again someday. Now he blogs here.

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  1. I never “got” Ginsberg. It’s great that you published Do Not Go Gentle Into that Good Night. Of course, everyone interprets it in their own way.Report

  2. Avatar mike farmer
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    Ginsberg is more generationally appealing than universal, or timeless, The beat period was a specific time and place which has not translated well through the decades. What it’s portrayed as today is a caricature which makes me a little sad.

    In a sense the supermarket is appropos for a Whitman poem, as he attempted to consume the world. I’m not sure another poet will ever be as large, as bigger than life, as was Whitman.Report

  3. Avatar Bob Cheeks
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    It’s amazing what a little booze and a sweet imagination can do. Freddie, do a Wendell Berry sometime?Report

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