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Let's Hear it for The Beats

When I read Jack Kerouac’s On The Road the voice in my head insisted on reciting it in an American drawl with a jazz rhythm and haunted tone. 173 more words

Symbolism

The Night

“ I just won’t sleep, I decided. There were so many other interesting things to do. All I wanted to do was sneak out into the night and get lost somewhere. 83 more words

Currently Reading: 'Big Sur'

Currently reading Big Sur by Jack Kerouac which my dear friend Eli Gold gave me for my birthday (or was it Christmas?) last year. I’ve been putting it off for a while because I knew it would be good and I didn’t want to ruin a good book with a bad mood (Heh. 237 more words

Books

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“Because in the end, you won’t remember the time you spent working in the office or mowing your lawn. Climb that goddamn mountain.”

- Jack Kerouac  6 more words

America

Road Head

As a wanderlusty globetrottress with severe Restless Leg Syndrome, I have a serious addiction to travel. I spent years cultivating a strong knowledge of other cultures and customs, developing an appreciation for international foods and fares, mastering foreign languages, and even devoting several years of my life to an education in global health. 1,547 more words

On the Trail of Kerouac's Ghost #5

Fred and I settled down to a night of tripping in Nancy’s apartment. A Trip. A good one word description of the LSD phenomenon. Good as any. 339 more words

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