“Poet Joanne Kyger in mirror, her husband Gary Snyder with notebook Peter Orlovsky eating sweetcake, we stopped at chai-wallah’s stand in hill countryside, maybe near Almora or Kausani or small railroad stop waiting train on Pilgrimage to ancient Buddhist sites, India February 1962.”
Peter Orlovsky on the Howrah Bridge that spans the Hooghly River (Ganges), Calcutta, Summer 1962. c. Allen Ginsberg Estate.
Allen Ginsberg, Peter Orlovksy and fellow meditators, blocking the supply rail for Rocky Flats nuclear weapons production facility, Jefferson County, Colorado, June 1978. photo c. Joe Daniel
Peter Orlovsky, Allen Ginsberg & Tom Pickard.
Steven Taylor, Allen Ginsberg, Peter Orlovsky.
“Is it true (that) the last time you visited Jack that you were turned away?”
Clockwise: Gregory Corso, Allen Ginsberg, Peter Orlovsky, Paul Carrol, Chicago at time of Big Table reading, January 1959. c. Allen Ginsberg Estate
Committee on Poetry, Inc. farm, Cherry Valley, New York Thanksgiving 1969. From left, standing: Julius Orlovsky, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Gordon Ball, Allen Ginsberg, Robert Creeley. Front, seated: Gregory Corso, Peter Orlovsky.