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    The weight of the world is love. Under the burden of solitude, under the burden of dissatisfaction.

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    Affection is the most important thing. And the quality of affection - with your friends, your lovers, your family. But particularly for your own generation.

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    Democracy! Bah! When I hear that word I reach for my feather Boa!

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    The only thing that can save the world is the reclaiming of the awareness of the world. That's what poetry does.

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    Nobody saves America by sniffing cocaine,jiggling your knees blankly in the rain.When it snows in your noseyou catch cold in your brain.

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    America I'm putting my queer shoulder to the wheel.

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    When you notice something clearly and see it vividly, it then becomes sacred.

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    I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness.

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    What if somebody gave a war andNobody came?Life would ring the bells of Ecstasy andForever be Itself again.

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    It isn't enough for your heart to break because everybody's heart is broken now.

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