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Left My Heart In West Texas

‘But I preferred reading the American landscape as we went along. Every bump, rise, and stretch in it mystified my longing.’


Read Jack Kerouac's last interview before he died

Beat Generation author Jack Kerouac, who died 45 years ago today at the age of 47, remains an intriguing figure in popular culture.

For example, he’s been the subject of — or a peripheral character in — … 166 more words


Remembering Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac

March 12, 1922 – October 21, 1969

Jack Kerouac was only forty-seven years old when he passed away. The day before he died, he’d been drinking whiskey and writing at his… 59 more words

Beat Generation

A Dream Within...

“All human beings are also dream beings. Dreaming ties all mankind together.”
― Jack Kerouac 245 more words


"When You Think About it..."

A good friend of mine called me while I was in Barnes and Noble with my girlfriend yesterday. We chatted about new events taking place in our lives (he is expecting a baby) and he asked about my book. 858 more words

Journal Entry

lemon skin

“The only people for me are the mad ones, the ones who are mad to live, mad to talk, mad to be saved, desirous of everything at the same time, the ones who never yawn or say a commonplace thing, but burn, burn, burn like fabulous yellow roman candles exploding like spiders across the stars.” -Jack Kerouac, On The Road

"Tomorrow and tomorrow and tomorrow – waiting till you're dead."

A quote from the novel, And the Hippos Were Boiled in Their Tanks by Jack Kerouac and William S. Burroughs.

~ Victoria Elizabeth

Jack Kerouac