Scattered Poems

Scattered Poems

by Jack Kerouac


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Scattered Poems by Jack Kerouac

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."


before we all go to Heaven


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).

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780872860643
Publisher: City Lights Books
Publication date: 01/01/2001
Series: City Lights Pocket Poets Series , #28
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 76
Sales rank: 787,215
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.

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