Editor, Publisher and Defender of “Howl”
in gratitude for his comradeship over three decades
Missing all our appointments
and turning up unshaven
old cigarette papers
stuck to our pants
leaves in our hair
Ginsberg, Allen. Dedication. Howl : Original Draft Facsimile, Transcript and Variant Versions, Fully Annotated by Author, with Contemporaneous Correspondence, Account of First Public Reading, Legal Skirmishes, Precursor Texts and Bibliography. New York, NY: Harper Perennial Modern Classics, 2006. V. Print.