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Floating Lotus Magic Opera Company

“The Floating Lotus Magic Opera Company was a poetic sacred folk theater group created, written and directed by poet Daniel Moore. The opera company was based in North Berkeley, California, from around 1966 to sometime in 1969, and for three … Continue reading

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The Bell Jar – Sylvia Plath (1963)

“The Bell Jar is the only novel written by the American writer and poet Sylvia Plath. Originally published under the pseudonym ‘Victoria Lucas’ in 1963, the novel is semi-autobiographical, with the names of places and people changed. The book is … Continue reading

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San Francisco Renaissance

“The term San Francisco Renaissance is used as a global designation for a range of poetic activity centered on San Francisco, which brought it to prominence as a hub of the American poetry avant-garde. However, others (e.g., Alan Watts, Ralph … Continue reading

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RESIST

“A Call To Resist Illegitimate Authority,” 1967 “RESIST is a philanthropic non-profit organization based out of Somerville, Massachusetts. It has provided grants to grassroots activist organizations around the country since its inception in 1967 as a result of the anti-war … Continue reading

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An Anthology of New York Poets – Editors by Ron Padgett and David Shapiro (1970)

“The editors of An Anthology of New York Poets are, praise be, among the poets whose work is included in this anthology. As editors they are quite needlessly concerned lest the term ‘New York School of Poets’ be accepted as … Continue reading

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The Color of Pomegranates – Sergei Parajanov (1968)

Wikipedia – “The Color of Pomegranates (Armenian: Նռան գույնը) is a 1969 Soviet art film written and directed by Sergei Parajanov. It is a poetic treatment of the life of the 18th century Armenian singer Sayat-Nova. It has appeared in … Continue reading

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Notes of a Dirty Old Man – Charles Bukowski (1969)

“Notes of a Dirty Old Man (1969) is a collection of underground newspaper columns written by Charles Bukowski for the Open City newspaper that were collated and published by Essex House in 1969. His short articles were marked by his … Continue reading

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