Allen Ginsberg a renowned poet, civil right activist, world traveler, song writer, the list goes on of his genius. One of his most recognized poems is Howl. This poem left a wake for many writer to ride allowing for freedom of expression in a time when gay rights did not exist. Allen was the founder of The Beat Generation. This term was used to describe a style of writing that rejected the mainstream and embraced expression for many nonconformist who did not fit the mold of 1950's society.
"Beatnik" was a stereotype that came from this counterculture phenomenon. Beatknik...style was all the rage in the 1960's a simple look, vintage sunglasses and dark clothes was the profile for this 1960's counterculture.
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