The Fall of America
Poems of These States 1965-1971
By Allen Ginsberg
(City Lights Publishers, Hardcover, 9780872860636, 188pp.)
Publication Date: January 1972
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National Book Award for Poetry, 1973
Beginning with "long poem of these States," The Fall of America continues Planet News chronicle tape-recorded scribed by hand or sung condensed, the flux of car bus airplane dream consciousness Person during Automated Electronic War years, newspaper headline radio brain auto poesy & silent desk musings, headline flashing on road through these states of consciousness. . . .
Allen Ginsberg is also the author of Howl and Other Poems, which was originally published by City Lights Books in the fall of 1956.