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Mr Miller's father David said his son told him in a call the day before he died that he had taken part in a ceremony on April 20, and had drunk yage "but felt nothing".
Yage, the drink at the core of Kate's experience, for instance, is another name for the plant-based intoxicant Ayahuasca, which is a drink made of plants that hold within their tissue "supernatural forces." These forces imbue the plants with a divine power that frees the soul and "liberates its owner" (Walker 2005, 214).
(7) But the letter also points ahead to a poem that Welch had not written yet, the poem built around the image of the "ring of bone," which seems to have derived from the imagery Ginsberg employed to describe his yage experience.
Xingchen Li, Yage Xing, Lin Cao, Qinglian Xu, Shaohua Li, Ranran Wang, Zijing Jiang, Zhenming Che, and Hongbin Lin
Barriga, profesor de quimica de la Universidad de Bogota, emprendio una expedicion hacia Putumayo y Caqueta en la cual logro descubrir el yage. El informe presentado al Boletin dio cuenta de la preparacion y los efectos de la bebida en los sujetos que la consumian sin causar envenenamiento, sino apenas una anestesia general.
In addition to well-known texts such as Naked Lunch, the study looks at BurroughsAE less-studied texts, such as The Yage Letters, Minutes to Go, Nova Express, the Red Night trilogy, The Cat Inside, Ghost of Chance, and his textual cut-ups.
Be that as it may, a Gaian or Mother Earth archetype is an even more common component of journeys on ayahuasca or yage, an orally-active plant brew employed by many indigenous peoples in the Amazon, and which usually contains DMT as its primary visionary component.
Oliver Harris, who between 2003 and 2010 oversaw the reissue of Burroughs's early trilogy Junky, Queer, and The Yage Letters, was perhaps the first editor to realize this fully, formulating an idea of "social text-editing" in which the material history of each of Burroughs's manuscripts was not only respected but made evident, to a certain extent, in a "definitive" edition.