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Dont Hesitate: Knowing Allen Ginsberg 72 Through 97 Marc Olmsted

Dont Hesitate: Knowing Allen Ginsberg 72 Through 97

Marc Olmsted

Published April 27th 2014
ISBN : 9780956952578
Paperback
206 pages
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Marc Olmsted, a young poet, wrote to Allen Ginsberg in 1972 and was surprised to receive a reply from one of Americas most important poets. This letter began a friendship that lasted for decades, taking Olmsted on a journey through the literaryMoreMarc Olmsted, a young poet, wrote to Allen Ginsberg in 1972 and was surprised to receive a reply from one of Americas most important poets. This letter began a friendship that lasted for decades, taking Olmsted on a journey through the literary world. In this, his memoirs, Olmsted details the turbulent events of his own life, which include sex with Ginsberg, filming William S. Burroughs, and encounters with other important counterculture figures. This scrapbook contains previously unpublished poems by Ginsberg, scanned letters and postcards by the poet, and photos, paintings, and posters collected by Olmsted during their friendship.