Call Allen Ginsberg

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I nearly forgot to mention that this is National Poetry Month. To celebrate San Francisco’s literary heritage and to commemorate the Beat Poets, a clever cabal of contemporary hipsters developed the “Call Allen Ginsberg” project. They installed street art pieces around the city featuring a silhouette of the iconic poet and a phone number. If you call the number—and you can call from anywhere in the world—you will hear poems read by local poets. So, give Allen a call at 415-763-6968.

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2 Responses to Call Allen Ginsberg

  1. Regina Nevermind says:

    Wow, this is really a cool project!! 🙂 i wish they could have put in music some of his poem, also, as ginsberg did 😀 check it out!https://youtu.be/z1oWrOxY5y0

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