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One Flower - a Haiku by Jack Kerouac

One flower
on the cliffside
Nodding at the canyon

Jack Kerouac (1922-1969), a novelist, poet, painter

Poetry

Driving Cross Country with Jack Kerouac

I’ve always been happiest in between places.  I love the act of traveling, especially by car.  So when I finally got around to reading On the Road it wasn’t just an amazing book, it was a great idea.   527 more words

Ramblings

My most favoritist new reading app...

After you download and read all of my books and stories and write raving reviews of them at any bookstore you can find all throughout the internet land, I highly recommend you download the Overdrive app. 164 more words

Writing

Thursday Thoughts: Be in Love with Your Life

Nothing too serious to share today. Just a quick reminder to enjoy the little things! Last week I registered for my last semester of college. I feel like just a week ago I was living on the 18th floor of Mertz with a million dollar view! 117 more words

Junior Year

Day 22 of my Poem-A-Day Challenge for National Poetry Month

Today’s effort for Poetry Month is a dozen haiku — not the traditional Japanese form, which can’t really be rendered in English anyway — but the American forget-the-old-rules style in which Jack Kerouac wrote them.   230 more words

Creative Writing