Beginning with "long poem of these States," The Fall of America continues Planet News chronicle tape-recorded scribed by hand or sung condensed, the flux of car bus airplane dream consciousness Person during Automated Electronic War years, newspaper headline radio brain auto poesy & silent desk musings, headline flashing on road through these states of consciousness. . .
"[Ginsberg] is never neglibible, and he is often (the only true test) unforgettable."--Helen Vendler, New York Times Book Review