Jack Kerouac

(12 March 1922 - 21 October 1969 / Lowell, Massachusetts)

How to Meditate


-lights out-
fall, hands a-clasped, into instantaneous
ecstasy like a shot of heroin or morphine,
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  • Rookie - 0 Points Lydia Kim (11/29/2014 6:38:00 PM)

    I wonder if Jack ever truly meditated. He describes it well. However I don't believe that he was devout in his meditation. Maybe if he did manage to fall into the practice completely he would have had strength to stray from the bottle. Or maybe he would've ignored the part about moderation. This is making me think pointlessly. He's dead and gone and I will appreciate his work. (Report) Reply

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