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Allen Ginsberg on Being in the Closet, Coming Out to His Loved Ones, and How Buddhist Meditation Helped Him Stop Seeking Approval
Allen Ginsberg on Being in the Closet, Coming Out to His Loved Ones, and How Buddhist Meditation Helped Him Stop Seeking Approval

“Wanting approval … is a kind of aggression.”

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The Greatest LGBT Love Letters of All Time
The Greatest LGBT Love Letters of All Time

Virginia Woolf, Oscar Wilde, Margaret Mead, Allen Ginsberg, Edna St. Vincent Millay, and more.

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John Keats’s Porridge: The Favorite Recipes of Beloved Poets
John Keats’s Porridge: The Favorite Recipes of Beloved Poets

What simple dishes reveal about the complexities of poetry as a creative act of constant transformation.

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Allen Ginsberg Sings William Blake’s “Songs of Innocence and of Experience”
Allen Ginsberg Sings William Blake’s “Songs of Innocence and of Experience”

“Come live, and be merry, and join with me, / To sing the sweet chorus of ‘Ha ha he!’”

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The Love Letters of Allen Ginsberg and Peter Orlovsky, with a Cameo by William S. Burroughs
The Love Letters of Allen Ginsberg and Peter Orlovsky, with a Cameo by William S. Burroughs

“Life seems emptier without you, the soulwarmth isn’t around…”

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