Peter Orlovsky, poet and partner of Allen Ginsberg, has died

Peter OrlovskyThe Los Angeles Times reports, “Peter Orlovsky, longtime partner of Allen Ginsberg and a poet in his own right, died May 30 in Vermont of lung cancer. He was 76.”

Read Anne Waldman’s poetic tribute in the Elephant Journal.

And Steve Silberman’s elegy (with never-been-seen photos) on SunSpace.