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Robert Frost, Jack Kerouac, Gregory Corso, and the Road Not Taken

In honor of National Poetry Month, I wanted to share some poems.

I write a lot about the road. I write about Jack Kerouac’s On the Road… 360 more words

Beat Generation

David Kirby on a Wild Allen Ginsberg Reading


Over the past few months, the 92nd St. Y has been hosting a “75 at 75″ series, which asks authors to select and respond to a recording from the 92Y Poetry Center’s archive.   743 more words

Frank O'Hara

Kinnikinnicks' public shelf-life at UC Berkeley

The Kinnikinnick editions reside in the University of California Doe Library under the call number: PS3505 Co118 R118 MAIN

“Bringing in” these zines has been an experiment a la Richard Brautigan’s library, as described in his novel, … 113 more words

Remembering Alan Ansen

On this day in 2006 we lost Alan Ansen.

Today we celebrate his life and work. Ansen, a graduate of Harvard, was secretary to none other than the great W. 140 more words

Beat Generation

"My Village in the 1950s," from Just Passing By


I LIVED IN MANY places in the Village all depending on my circumstances and the availability of places to rent, as shown on the following map. 200 more words

Sample Chapters

Xylophone Moan Chorus

I drove home Chicago rt 390
10:46 tonight–cars pack’d in,
only difference between the street
& apocalypse was

a few orange signs to say… 163 more words