Author Archives: Tara Polinsky

Ginsberg “Howl”

“I saw the best minds of my generation destroyed by madness, starving hysterical Naked, Dragging themselves through the negro streets at dawn looking for an angry fix, Angelheaded hipsters burning for the ancient heavenly connection to the starry Dynamo in … Continue reading


Langston Hughes “I, Too”

In his poem “I, Too,” Langston Hughes addresses the concept of racism in America, and the tension that existed between whites and African Americans. He writes that the blacks have to “eat in the kitchen / When company comes” (3-4), … Continue reading