Tuesday, June 21, 2011

Quote of the week, 21 June 2011

"Democracy!  Bah!  When I hear that word I reach for my feather boa!"
--Allen Ginsberg.

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Gary Goodrow, Allen Ginsberg,  Charlie Plymell, Philip Whalen in front of City Lights, August 1963. Allen was back in San Francisco for the first time since returning from India a month earlier.

Photo from the Allen Ginsberg Project, whose website is www.allenginsberg.org.

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