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Where are the Kaiju of Yesteryear

Ideally, famous kaiju should sit around the old monsters’ retirement home recalling the cities they devastated, but that does not seem to be the case, at least in terms of that group of Kaiju known as the Beats. 332 more words

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Percy Bysshe Shelley’s “Music, when Soft Voices die”

Portrait of Shelley by Alfred Clint (1819)

When you think Beat Generation do you also think Romanticism? No?? Don’t get tripped up by the overuse of the word “neon” 336 more words

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"Dream of a Baseball Star," by Gregory Corso

I really enjoyed reading this piece. It has a touch of the surreal, as most dreams do, and possesses the wonderful quality of poetically tangible, yet sublime, imagery that sends its reader on a mental acid trip, minus the acid.   178 more words

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Remembering John Clellon Holmes

Earlier this month we celebrated what would’ve been John Clellon Holmes’ 88th birthday. Today marks the anniversary of his passing from cancer at the age of 62 in 1988. 440 more words

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Happy 84th Birthday, Gregory Corso!

Gregory Nunzio Corso was born on March 26, 1930, in New York City. He would’ve been 84 today.

He’s one of my favorite poets, and to celebrate his wit and warmth, here is a link to his poem “ 72 more words

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THE BEAT GENERATION

THE LAST GATHERING OF BEATS POETS & ARTISTS, CITY LIGHTS BOOKS North Beach, San Francisco 1965

Lawrence Ferlinghetti wanted to document the 1965 Beat scene in San Francisco in the spirit of the early 20th century classic photographs of the Bohemian artists & writers in Paris.The Beats, front row L to R: Robert LaVigne, Shig Murao, Larry Fagin, Leland Meyezove (lying down), Lew Welch, Peter Orlovsky. 646 more words

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