New York City (An American Sentence)

Beneath a quiet rising moon, neon blue bicycle spokes ablaze.

To learn about American Sentences, visit Allen Ginsberg’s American Sentences.

By Jade Nicole Beals

I'm Jade, a poet, painter, and yoga teacher. I live in southeastern Massachusetts and am from Brooklyn, New York. Besides art and yoga, I love nature, spirituality, music, tea, and a good party.


  1. This is so cool! I'd never read about Ginsberg's American Sentences – but I found the article interesting.I especially liked his view on english haiku –divvying them up in 5-7-5 syllable lines makes the whole thing an exercise in counting, not feeling, and too arbitrary to be poetry.

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