22 September 2011

"I have no inner resources b/c I am heavy bored."

John Berryman had an alcohol problem; sometimes, he wrote great poems. Below, Berryman, quite obviously drunk, reads one of my favorite of his poems. His rendition of the poem is even more spectacular due to his affected speech patterns and the ferocity of his beard:

1 comment:

  1. If Berryman were alive and middle-aged today, do you think he'd have his own YouTube channel?