The time, during which Ginsberg wrote, was hard for a person like Alan Ginsberg: a homosexual poet. In “Prelude to a Poem: Ginsberg's Long path to ‘...
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...an Ginsberg went through as homosexual man living in the 1950s. Being ostracized for something ridiculous, instead of an actual immoral action.
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