Jack Kerouac's journal: It's interesting how he tracks his daily word count and takes hope in it, bc most writers probably do that, especially when starting out. There's no such thing as writing when you feel like it. You have to touch the work every day, even if you write only 500 words.

Jack Kerouac's journal: It's interesting how he tracks his daily word count

Neal Cassady's obituary

Who would have figured Tom Bodett would make his way to Alaska and write about "the real" end of the road.

Beat poets Michael McClure, Allen Ginsberg & Bob Dylan  outside a bookstore in Frisco 1965  Photographer

From left to right: Robbie Robertson, Michael McClure, Bob Dylan, Allen Ginsberg in the alley (now Jack Kerouac Alley) between Vesuvio Café and City Lights bookstore, San Francisco. Dale Smith is the photographer at far right. Photo by Jim Marshall

Poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti Reading at a Poetry Reading.

Poet Lawrence Ferlinghetti Reading at a Poetry Reading

Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Michael McClure (floor) San Francisco Photo by Nat Farbman (The Beat Generation)


More ideas
Pinterest
Search