Allen Ginsberg said that in 1948, while a senior at Columbia University, he was visited by the voice of Blake, which revealed to him the power of poetry—this was after he had read one of Blake’s poems while masturbating. So be careful what you wank to.
Homosexuality is a condition, and like all average things, it has advantages and disadvantages. Obvious disadvantages are that it keeps you from reproducing your own image, if that’s biologically important anymore; and it […]
It’s like the old shamans who are often androgynous or homosexual: Since they’re outside normal routine, they’re specialized social critics and have sensitivities that others don’t have; they’re men who see aspects of […]