That sounds all very nice, but poetry appears very marginalised, in Europe and in Latin America. It gets very little attention in the public sphere. It might be true that for every 1000 novels sold, just one work of poetry gets a customer.
Back to Ginsberg, the poem ‘Howl’ and its reading are appealing because of its intensity, power and energy, and because it demonstrates how words can be used to ‘paint’. It is no coincidence that many plastic artists as well write poetry, at least here in Bolivia there are many, Alberto Medina being a well known example. Does poetry allow more, or more easy, integration of ‘form’ and ‘expression’ than painting? Here is another track to explore….