Supermarket in California

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         A Supermarket in California Allen Ginsberg  What thoughts I have of you tonight, Walt Whitman, for I walked down the sidestreets under the trees with a headache self-conscious looking at the full moon.           In my hungry fatigue, and shopping for images, I went into the neon fruit supermarket, dreaming of your enumerations!           What peaches and what penumbras!  Whole families shopping at night!  Aisles full of husbands!  Wives in the avocados, babies in the tomatoes!--and you, Garcia Lorca, what were you doing down by the watermelons?           I saw you, Walt Whitman, childless, lonely old grubber, poking among the meats in the refrigerator and eyeing the grocery boys.           I heard you asking questions of each: Who killed the pork chops?  What price bananas?  Are you my Angel?           I wandered in and out of the brilliant stacks of cans
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This note was uploaded on 04/12/2011 for the course WRT 150 taught by Professor Laidlaw during the Fall '07 term at Grand Valley State.

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