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untitled-Kerouac and Ginsberg references

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Contemplating Ginsberg and sorting through Kerouac
I found myself in their words.
I imagined myself in their world.
-starving hysterical naked-
I wanted the beauty of their genius.
I longed for the sanctuary of their madness.
-because the only people who interest me are the mad ones-
The language they used is the only language I understand.
mad
drunk
drugged
genius
defiant
passionate
I am helpless to these words.
From these words I was resurrected from a blind dark place to a deeper and even darker place-yet I can see.
My eyes are shut, but my mind is wide open.
Reality killed.
But my imagination prevailed.
thoughts,ideas,words,chaos-enlightenment!
madness equals enlightenment
enlightenment equals genius.
and I will find my genius.