Dear Mikah, Sorry to return this so late, & to have got your 2 notes & not replied before - overwhelming mass of paperwork, 4 CD Holy Soul box set of CDs - new Poem book last year, paperback Howl Annotated & Journals Mid-Fifties - all out now.
this is an intelligent & sympathetic evaluation of the theistic/nontheistic split of mind in Kaddish Poem Thanks, Allen Ginsberg, 3/27/94
Well, more overtly factual, palpable rather than Idea.
the passage " O Russian faced, woman on the grass," has classical elegance poetical construction like Tennyson etc.
bottom : see also Father Death Blues in Poem Don't Grow Old 1976.
"God's perfect Darkness"
near (this is a near Buddhist notion)
yes a touch of conventional Theism, or traditional theistic language here.
or transgressing literary convention, and making the transgression "sacred."