Spontaneous poetry by the author of On the Road , gathered from underground and ephemeral publications; including “San Francisco Blues,” the variant texts of “Pull My Daisy” and "American haiku."
HERE DOWN ON DARK EARTH
before we all go to Heaven
VISIONS OF AMERICA
All that hitchhikin
All that railroadin
All that comin back
to America Jack Kerouac
Jack Kerouac (1922-1969) was a principal actor in the Beat Generation, and a companion of Allen Ginsberg and Neal Cassady in that great adventure. His books include On the Road , The Dharma Bums , Mexico City Blues , Lonesome Traveler , Visions of Cody , Pomes All Sizes (City Lights) and Scripture of the Golden Eternity (City Lights).
|Publisher:||City Lights Books|
|Series:||City Lights Pocket Poets Series , #28|
|Product dimensions:||4.90(w) x 6.20(h) x 0.30(d)|
About the Author
Jack Kerouac (1922-1969) was an American novelist, poet, and painter most closely associated with the Beat Movement of the 1950s. His most famous works include On the Road, The Dharma Bums, and Big Sur, several of which have been adapted into films. In 1959 Kerouac released his collection of poems Mexico City Blues. Few authors can claim as large an influence on American culture as Jack Kerouac and his examinations of youth and rebellion.