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DAY 17, MAY 18, 2018


Alternate title – Trippin with the Girls

     Poor Boy
But you have gave me more love that set me free Like road trips on open roads Windows down sun setting and fresh new clothes Shoes off so you can stop reflect on all these paths unfolding With these staffs that are pulling in this world so controlling It’s not always best to take the interstate. 257 more words

Healthy Living

A Sangha with Tu Fu, Milarepa, Lady Murasaki, Li Ching-chao, Basho, and Jack Kerouac,

Anne Waldman and Andrew Schelling, editors, Disembodied Poetics:  Annals of the Jack Kerouac School

Rereading this collection  after many years, I’m struck by the following perspectives from various writers I noted then and that still rev me up now … 603 more words


Jack Kerouac: On The Road

So here we go, the first book in my Gilmore Girls Reading Challenge. How the book is featured in the show: Lorelai has just got a cup of coffee from Luke and is sat enjoying it when a guy starts hitting on her: 599 more words


WRTII, Part 1: Riding the Waves

The next three posts will tell the tale of my recent West Coast adventure, as detailed in this introductory post.

My wanderlust is calling, and I’m ready to answer. 2,946 more words

City Madness

I used to sit often composing the manuscript
never denouncing and therefore not to be written
without preparation for trial.

I’d sit contemplating unobvious thoughts without poetry, 829 more words


Review: On the Road

On the RoadJack Kerouac. New York: Penguin, 2016 (originally published 1957).

Summary: Kerouac’s classic account of Sal and Dean’s travels across America, laced with jazz, elicit drugs, sexual encounters, and jazz clubs, and the searching for “IT” that defined the “Beat Generation.” 1,076 more words

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