Television Was a Baby Crawling Toward That Deathchamber by Allen Ginsberg

Television Was a Baby Crawling Toward That Deathchamber

Penguin Modern #2

Allen Ginsberg

fiction classics lgbtqia+ poetry reflective slow-paced

55 pages


'Wives in the avocados, babies in the tomatoes!-and you, García Lorca, what were you doing by the watermelons?'Profane and prophetic verses about sex, death, revolution and America by the great icon of Beat poetry.Penguin Modern: fifty new books c...
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