Posted by Kashima on July 29, 2005
In Reply to: A phrase from Ginsberg's poem:Correction posted by Kashima on July 29, 2005
: : Hello! I am always thankful for your help.
: : I found the following quotation from Allen Ginsberg's poem 'Song'(written in 1954) at a opening scene in a James Dean's biographical drama.
: : yes, yes, that's what I wanted,
: : I always wanted, I always wanted,
: : to return to the body where I was born.
: : I found the original poem at this site:
: : http://plagiarist.com/poetry/3757/
: : but I am not sure what 'the body where I was born' means. Does it literally mean that the poet is longing for his mother's womb, or is he longing for a woman's
: : love, or does he want to go back to the time where he was born?
: : Thanks in advance.
: : The warm bodies shine together in the darkness,
: : the hand moves to the center of the flesh,
: : the skin trembles in happiness
: : and the soul comes joyful to the eye--
: Sorry, I forgot to delete [email protected] which comes right before the phrases in problem.
: Excuse me.
Sorry again, I mean,'the phrases in question'.