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Favorite quote #2

“His friends said, ‘Why do you have that ugly thing hanging there?’ and Bull said, ‘I like it because it’s ugly.’ All his life was in that line.

 Jack Kerouac, On the Road

Golden Eternity (Jack Kerouac)

Apr 2014

Golden Eternity (Jack Kerouac)

This is an excerpt of exquisite letter that Kerouac sent to his first wife, Edie Kerouac Parker, in late January of 1957, a decade after their marriage had been annulled. 123 more words

JACK KEROUAC

Beat Poets: Everyman's Library Pocket Poets

I love the Beat Generation. When in San Francisco this summer I had the opportunity to visit the famed City Lights book store and even a Beat museum (they had a bath tub full of cheap books-very worthwhile visiting/purchasing). 364 more words

Books

TGI Saturday

Well, a happy weekend to you. Not much to report here. We’re getting caught up on life back in LA after traveling since October 26th. And we literally just realized a couple days ago that next week is Thanksgiving. 249 more words

Creativity

Favorite Quotes: Jack Kerouac - Desolation Angels (2)

Desolation in Solitude

“The void is not disturbed by any kind of ups and downs, my God look at Hozomeen …”

“My Beechnut gum, my tobacco pouch, dusts, pitiful pulp magazines I have to read, view south to all those snowy majesties – The waiting is long.” 1,473 more words

Recommendations

Writing On

Hey guys,

Really busy over here with work, writing and Thanksgiving next week. So…Not much of a post this time. I was going to do a big, long hairy post about the Russian Revolution—marking 100 years and all—but that ain’t going to happen this time. 132 more words

Spontaneously showing my cities...

Words and picture by Joshua Cialis

In the fifties and early sixties, Jack Kerouac set out with a pocket notebook dispelling the ‘intense orthodoxy’ amongst the literary community¹. 252 more words

Poetry