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Beats In Kansas: The Beat Generation in the Heartland

Words--aren't real

the locked man

by Alan Russo, 1960
Wichita, Kansas

Words--aren't real.
Eloquence--without a voice.
Witness--witness to the rite,
the cherry demolition at the ego's spine.
The city of the mind is then built on the rubble of chastened ignorance!

Originally printed by Charley Plymell. Page © 2011 George Laughead

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