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Poetry. Biker poet? The words don't seem to fit together. But, no so long ago, neither did cowboy poet. Biker poetry was originally meant to be recited and found its way into performance, or slam, poetry, with readings conducted at every major biker rally. Today, the biker poetry movement is alive and spreading quickly in print form, not only in the US, but all around the world.RUBBER SIDE DOWN provides a look inside this movement, not only through the poetry being written by its members, but also through ...
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Los Angeles 2008 Soft Cover Fine Large Octavo. Signed by Author The book traces the beginnings of biker poetry to a poetry throwdown of sorts on a farm in Colorado in 1975, ... attended by an assortment of bikers and hippies and a young Hunter S. Thompson. Contributors to this book include Allen Ginsberg and Thom Gunn, Diane Wakoski, and a host of writers from the motorcycle press, including Dr. Martin Jack Rosenblum (Harley-Davidson Historian Emeritus), Susan Buck, and K. Peddlar Bridges. 196pp. Author's personalized inscription on ffep. Read more Show Less

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Poetry. Biker poet? The words don't seem to fit together. But, no so long ago, neither did cowboy poet. Biker poetry was originally meant to be recited and found its way into performance, or slam, poetry, with readings conducted at every major biker rally. Today, the biker poetry movement is alive and spreading quickly in print form, not only in the US, but all around the world.RUBBER SIDE DOWN provides a look inside this movement, not only through the poetry being written by its members, but also through contributions by established poets like Allen Ginsberg, Thom Gunn and Diana Wakoski; essays on the movement's history and evolution; and photography by noted motorcycle photographer Michael Lichter and others.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781931122191
  • Publisher: Archer Books
  • Publication date: 8/4/2008
  • Pages: 196
  • Product dimensions: 5.90 (w) x 8.90 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 19, 2008

    Biker Poet, wow! inspiration from life=Poetry of Motion

    That's a story from a real American Biker, I rode my first 'Street Bike' when I was 13. I was hooked! that was 31 years ago, I know a little about his story, this is our story as Americans, as Bikers, as Fathers, and as real people.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 22, 2008

    Sorez The Scribe ~Author, Publisher, Newspaper Columnist~

    Finally Biker Poetry receives the recognition it deserves. A fantastice read for bikers, motorcycle enthusiasts, and citizens alike. A glimps into 'our world' from those who Live To Ride and Write To Live.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 2, 2008

    This Book Is Literary History

    This is the first ever of it's kind Anthology of Biker Poetry. Be a part of history and get a copy NOW! Great reading and an amazing example of Americana at it's finest. Find out what those leather clad highway commandos are really thinking while they motor down the road. Don't let the word poetry scare ya though, these people are the real deal. Everything from weekend warriors to 1%ers are represented here. With many thousands of miles under their collective belts there's a story for everyone here.

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