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The embodiment of the Beat Movement: forgotten and ignored within a maelstrom of hype

Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, William S. Burroughs—all the men— Herbert Huncke, Neal Cassady, Lucien Carr, the forerunners of the 1960s hippie culture, the Beat Movement extraordinaire, they get all the credit for the post-World War II American literary upheaval. 1,775 more words

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Gaya Sentrifugal

Untuk Lucien Caar, dan Jack Kerouac

Hidup, mati, lahir kembali
Kau begitu percaya hidup terdaur dalam gerak melingkar
Semuanya cepat menjadi putih
Seperti bekas luka; kering dan kelupas… 99 more words

Beatnik Free Verse: The Tomato

Tomato, tomato, tomato!

Pizza sauce is hot! And so is Tabasco!

Grow faster, plant! Impatience!

I’ll eat you when I want! Are you talking to me? 17 more words


BOOK REVIEW: Turtle Island by Gary Snyder

Turtle Island by Gary Snyder
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

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If you’re not a reader of latter-20th century American poetry, then maybe you’ve heard of Gary Snyder’s fictional doppelgänger, Japhy Ryder, even if you haven’t heard of Snyder, himself. 298 more words


Burrito Deluxe: A Novel By Joseph Ridgwell

Putting together the Charles Bukowski tribute zine has been amazing so far. Along the way, Joseph Ridgwell and I bumped into each other and he gave me his book Burrito Deluxe to read. 180 more words


An example of Epson Digital ICE Technology for film scanning restoration.

Article Dedication 

in Honor of

Fritz ‘Mr. Rollei’ Henle & Sid Grossman


Taken in part from Photo Restoration artist’s book by Daniel D. Teoli Jr. 211 more words

New Blog For Daniel D. Teoli Jr. Archival Collection

The Pretentious Coffeehouse Poet-Type Guy (poem)


There’s this guy named Hep Cat.
He wears a little cap.
He likes to sit in coffeehouses
writing lots of crap.

He sports a little goatee… 1,177 more words