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Famous Beatnik Poems by Famous Poets

These are examples of famous Beatnik poems written by some of the greatest and most-well-known modern and classical poets. PoetrySoup is a great educational poetry resource of famous beatnik poems. These examples illustrate what a famous beatnik poem looks like and its form, scheme, or style (where appropriate).

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by Brautigan, Richard
...o it themselves.

 I let the baby play in the sandbox and I sat down on a bench

and looked around. There was a beatnik sitting at the other

end -of the bench. He had his sleeping bag beside him and he

was eating apple turnovers. He had a huge sack of apple turn-

overs and he was gobbling them down like a turkey. It was

probably a more valid protest than picketing missile bases.

 The baby played in the sandbox. She had on a red dress

and the ...Read More

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