Arkansas

from Allen Ginsberg – Howl on Rap Genius

Meaning

In earlier drafts this line reads as “anarchy”. As in the authors own words to substitute a more concrete “thing name” for an abstract word. This reference contrasts with the visions of NYC we’ve had so far, and to serve as a parallel to On the Road.

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