Jack Kerouac

Jack Kerouac
Lowell, Massachusetts
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Jean-Louis "Jack" Kerouac was an American novelist and poet. He is considered a literary iconoclast and, alongside William S. Burroughs and Allen Ginsberg, a pioneer of the Beat Generation. Kerouac is recognized for his spontaneous met ...
Popular Poems
Haiku (Birds Singing...)
Birds singing
in the dark
—Rainy dawn.
Haiku (The Low Yellow...)
The low yellow
moon above the
Haiku (The Taste...)
The taste
of rain
—Why kneel?
How To Meditate
-lights out-
fall, hands a-clasped, into instantaneous
ecstasy like a shot of heroin or morphine,
'Tryna get to sunny Californy' -
Boom. It's the awful raincoat
making me look like a selfdefeated self-murdering
Popular Quotes
11 November 2014
It is not my fault that certain so-called bohemian elements have found in my writings something to hang their peculiar beatnik theories on.
11 November 2014
All of life is a foreign country.


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Cat 09 April 2021
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big smoke 26 March 2021
i want a burgah
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joe mom 10 March 2021
this is treesh
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Steven Armstrong 02 May 2020
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Michael Walker 31 July 2019
Kerouac's best poem I have read is 'In Vain'.
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M Asim Nehal 25 February 2019
A wonderful poet who wrote fantastic haikus. I admire his poems.
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wwwww 01 November 2018
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asslickersedfswaseaerg 26 October 2018
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edhen 21 September 2018
What is the interpretation for this?
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A Realist 22 April 2018
I for one did not like his haiku's, as they were meaningless and not in proper haiku format.
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Anthony MVHS 12 March 2018
Stand Gang.....Period??
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Dj Strampe 20 February 2018
My favorite poem of his has got to be Snow In My Shoe, it really spoke to me. The intensity of the words were fantastic and the whole poem was just really relatable.
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Mark Sak 01 September 2015
He is a fine poet but my opinion is he's over rated...
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Brooke Hippie 30 April 2006
wow. amazing. i love kerouac. all the crazy ways i feel about life and living it up comes out in his poetry. yay. thank ya bunches ^_^ peace b
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Uriah Hamilton 12 July 2005
Jack Kerouac, the sad, sweet-hearted modern day Li Po, my second greatest hero after Bob Dylan!
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J P Klegg 06 July 2005
Why on earth isn't there more Kerouac available on this site? ?
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