Wichita Vortex Sutra

1966 anti-war poem by Allen Ginsberg / From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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"Wichita Vortex Sutra" is an anti-war poem by Allen Ginsberg, written in 1966. It appears in his collection Planet News and has also been published in Collected Poems 1947-1995[1] and Collected Poems 1947-1980.[2] The poem presents Ginsberg as speaker, focusing on his condemnation of the Vietnam War. It features imagery of the war and America's Heartland interspersed with news reports and cultural references. It is also written in Ginsberg's distinctive Whitman-like long-prose style.[3]