halls, bickering with the echoes of the soul, rock-
ing and rolling in the midnight solitude-bench
dolmen-realms of love, dream of life a night-
mare, bodies turned to stone as heavy as the moon…” (Ginsberg, 1959, p.19).
Ginsberg, A. (1956). “Howl”. Howl and other poems. San Francisco, CA: City Lights Books.
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