Poetry in Motion

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Yeah, this was a great one. Thanks.

I wonder what Bukowski had to say about the poetry of the others presented in the film. Does anyone here know what he thought about, for example, Allen Ginsberg?
 
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As I recall, he didn't have any nice things to say about Ginsberg, although I only recall a couple of mentions scattered in places I can't remember.
 

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#6
Bukowski insulted Ginsberg at a party after a reading in San Francisco, if I'm remembering correctly. Ridiculed him as having written only one great poem, "Howl," and nothing else of value after that. I suspect he was jealous of Ginsberg's fame.

(As always, it's early in the morning, memory sucks, and I could have garbled the story...)
 
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