Five Points, Vol. 2 No. 1

Fall 1997

From Allen Ginsberg, “I don’t know what I’m doing any more than anyone else, but at least I know I don’t know what I’m doing, and most people think they know what they’re doing.”

Table of Contents


  • Philip Levine
    • Praise
    • Memories of Little Jerome
    • Our Story
  • Kate Daniels
  • Edward Hirsch
    • Fredrico García Lorca
  • Rodney Jones
  • Jane Hirschfield
    • The Four-Postered Beds of Mycenae
    • Jasmine
    • Painting
    • Each Moment a White Bull Steps Shining into the World
    • Spell for Inviting-in the New Soul


  • William S. Burroughs / Bucktooth Sheriff
  • Frederick Busch / Laying the Ghost
  • Peter Ho Davies / King of Fruits
  • Katherine L. Hester / Death Car
  • Paul Diamond / Dayspring Farm
  • Franklin Burroughs / The Evidence of Things Unseen

Creative Nonfiction


  • Allen Ginsberg / An Interview by Regina Weinreich