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Read Funny Sad Letters

By Wayne F. Burke

Read Funny Sad Letters

of Kerouac, and of Ginsberg, who
goes from hating women to
liking them and everyone else --
Kerouac from liking women, though
fearing them also -- to hating women and
everyone else --
"I am Me," Ginsberg writes. "Me"
is feelings, in "belly and chest."
Head-thoughts Not-Me. "LUSH
kills feelings," Ginsberg writes to
Jack. Thus, "LUSH NOT GOOD." But
Kerouac stay LUSH ... Drink himself
to death ... Sad and dark.

Article © Wayne F. Burke. All rights reserved.
Published on 2022-10-31
Image(s) are public domain.
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