Diane di Prima Poems

Diane Di Prima was a feminist beat poet from Brooklyn, New York. She worked alongside fellow poets like Audre Lorde and Allen Ginsburg. She used many different poetic techniques including stream of consciousness. Throughout her career, she published more than 40 books. Her poetry collections include This Kind of Bird Flies Backward and Pieces of a Song: Selected Poems. 

The Window

by Diane di Prima

‘The Window,’ an interesting poem is written by the Beat poet Diane di Prima, compares poetry to a “window” to a writer’s soul. It showcases how poetry captures the very essence of the poet and her thoughts.

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