Samstag, 5. April 2014

The Best Minds of my Generation



Heute vor 17 Jahren verstarb Dichter Allen Ginsberg. Sein bekanntestes Gedicht "Howl" beginnt mit den folgenden Worten: 

I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves through the Negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix...
I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix - See more at: http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/15308#sthash.9HdFyDNk.dpuf
I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix - See more at: http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/15308#sthash.9HdFyDNk.dpuf

I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical naked, dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix - See more at: http://www.poets.org/viewmedia.php/prmMID/15308#sthash.9HdFyDNk.dpuf
 ...and here are three fine young men from Seattle, unfortunately one of them destroyed himself twenty years ago...


Kurt Cobain
20. Februar 1967 - 05. April 1994

"He's the one
Who likes all the pretty songs
And he likes to sing along
And he likes to shoot his gun
But he knows not what it means, knows not what it means"

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