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Thornproof: A Beat poet in Dublin


In a postcard dated October 1993 Allen Ginsberg wrote:

Got to Belfast “Peace Line” full of armored cars painted brown… Bono of U2 Rock Band came to Dublin reading … & recruited me to perform…songs for a big TV Blockbuster Special. Part of my Dublin fee was great grey tweed suit so now I look like an elder Irish gentleman crossing customs borders.

First posted: Wednesday, January 12th, 2011.

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