Ginsberg: The trees are our allies

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Fifth Estate # 91, October 30-November 12, 1969

Editors’ Note: this interview with poet Allen Ginsberg took place at 10 a.m. on October 15 while driving from Detroit’s inner city to Macomb College, where he was reading. Ginsberg was in the area doing a series of readings for …

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The Maharishi and Me


Fifth Estate # 54, May 16-31, 1968

I saw Maharishi speak here January 21st and then went up to the Plaza Hotel that evening (I’d phoned for tickets to his organization and on return telephone call they invited me up, saying Maharishi wanted to see me)… so …

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Conversations with Allen Ginsberg

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Fifth Estate # 350, Fall, 1997

Two interviews with the poet on life, death, sex, poetry, Kerouac, and meditation—the first from 1991, published here for the first time; the second from the October 1969 issue of Fifth Estate.