TEN QUOTES OF ‘ALLEN GINSBERG’ ON HIS 87th BIRTHDAY !

ALLEN GINSBERG,Eminent American Poet and a leading member of the ‘BEAT GENERATION’ , Was born this day on June 03, 1926 in Newark,NJ,USA .

A Product Of Counter-Culture ,Ginsberg, All Through His Life, Had Had A Great Sensitivity For The Young Generation Who Were Brought Up and Matured In The Post World War-II and His Works Faithfully Reflect The Anger & Angst , The Dream & Despair , The Faith & Frustration n the likes of Those Growing Young People of America !

Radical In Approach In Life and Art, Ginsberg Questioned The Shallowness of American Culture That Had The Principal Notion of AMERICAN SUPERIORITY.
At The Same Time He Didn’t Ever Shy Away From Certain Implied Suggestions or Wayouts Needed,as he felt, For Re-building American Dream As Envisioned By The Forefathers !

‘HOWL’ & ‘KADDISH’ are two of Ginsberg’s Monumental Works Which Has Righteously Acquired The Status of Classics!

‘HOWL’ IS ARGUABLY ONE OF THE MOST READ OUT POEMS OF THE LAST CENTURY !

Alongwith William Burrough, Gary Snyder, Neal Cassidy, Jack Kerouac, Roxeroth, Waldman
and a few others, Allen Ginsberg Was The Foremost Pillars of What We Know As The ‘BEAT GENERATION POETS’ — a cultural movement of sorts that aimed at questioning the establishment and beating its deadwood off in hope of a regeneration !
GINSBERG BECAME THE POSTERBOY OF ANTI-ESTABLISHMENT MINDSETS !

Ginsberg Is Hailed As One of The Highly Influential Authors In The English Speaking Literary World Of 20th-Cent. !

His Appeal Amongst The Young Readers Today, Is Second To None !

Today Marks His 87th Birthday And To Celebrate This Occasion , Here Are Ten Popular Quotes of Ginsberg :-
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(1.) ”It isn’t enough for your heart to break because everybody’s heart is broken now.”

(2.) ”Who can live with this Consciousness and not wake frightened at sunrise?”

(3.) ”Democracy! Bah! When I hear that word I reach for my feather Boa!”

(4.) ”The fact to which we have got to cling, as to a lifebelt, is that it is possible to be a normal decent person and yet be fully alive.”

(5.) ”I believe in equality for everyone, except reporters and photographers !”

(6.) ”Scientist alone is true poet.”

(7.) ”Thank God I am not God! Thank God I am not God !”

(8.) ”I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix; /”

(9.) ”Sanity – a trick of agreement !”

(10.) ”This is the one and only
firmament; therefore
it is the absolute world.
There is no other world.
The circle is complete.
I am living in Eternity.
The ways of this world
are the ways of Heaven.”

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MRITYUNJAY JHA
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