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"...but you're an artist. You don't believe in decency and honesty and gratitude. Where shall we eat?" - & The Hippos Were Boiled In Their Tanks, Kerouac + Burroughs β˜•οΈ #beatgen

Beginning of the end- last week of work in London #lastappeal #helloaando #editedtoacaricature #beatgen

Collection vibes are comin #allenginsberg #beatgen #confessionalism

favorite secondhand purchase...
#sophocles #oedipusrex #beatgen #books #bookstagram

jack kerouac scoring a touchdown against lawrence high school. 1939.NYPL,berg collection, jack kerouac archive
#jackkerouac #beatgeneration #beatgen #skidrowwine
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"From midnight to 5am, she wandered. She saw all the lights, all the darkness, all the people who reside strictly at night and are never seen in the daylight, when bodies have no shadow. She could smell cigarettes and cheap whiskey on most blocks and she enjoyed it: it felt like home. The truth was that she knew she belonged with the chaos, havoc and sin. She wandered at night but she wasn't lost."

Sweet stuff it was #beatgen

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"Meglio dormire libero in un letto scomodo che dormire prigioniero in un letto comodo." -Jack Kerouac ne 'I vagabondi del Dharma' πŸŒŠπŸ—Ίβ£οΈπŸ‘πŸ» #red #summervibes #summer17 #bluesky #kerouacquotes #ontheroad #beatgen #beat #bebop #likeforlike #like4like #likebackinstanly #likeback4likeback #likeforliketeam

Happy birthday Peter Orlovsky.
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Photo by Allen Ginsberg at 1010 Montgomery Street, San Francisco, 1959.
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Peter Orlovsky (July 8, 1933 – May 30, 2010) was an American poet and actor. He was the longtime partner of Allen Ginsberg.
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#poetry #peterorlovsky #americanpoet #sanfrancisco #history #sanfranciscorenaissance #beatpoet #BeatGen #beatgeneration #beatniks #lgbthistory

Happy birthday Harold Norse July 6, 1916 – June 8, 2009) .
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PHOTO: Harold Norse circa 1970s by Frances McCann.
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Norse penned the experimental cut-up novel Beat Hotel in 1960 while living in Paris with William S. Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg and Gregory Corso from 1959 to 1963. He traveled to Tangier, where he stayed with Jane and Paul Bowles. Returning to America in 1968, Norse arrived in Venice, California, near Charles Bukowski. He moved to San Francisco in 1972 and lived in the Mission District of San Francisco for the last 35 years of his life.
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Memoirs of a Bastard Angel traces Norse's life and literary career with Auden, Christopher Isherwood, E. E. Cummings, Tennessee Williams, William Carlos Williams, James Baldwin, Dylan Thomas, William Burroughs, Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Paul Bowles, Charles Bukowski, Robert Graves and AnaΓ―s Nin.
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#art #poetry #literature #beatpoets #writer #beatgen #beathotel #sanfrancisco #beatgeneration #beatniks #irishsweater #americanpoet #americanwriter #haroldnorse #lgbthistory #lgbtpride #lgbtliterature

Happy birthday to Beat poet Ted Joans (July 4, 1928 – April 25, 2003) .
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Ted Joans was an American jazz poet, surrealist, trumpeter, and painter. His work stands at the intersection of several avant-garde streams and some have seen in it a precursor to the orality of the spoken-word movement. However he criticized the competitive aspect of "slam" poetry. .
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Joans is known for his motto: "Jazz is my religion, and Surrealism is my point of view.
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Photo by Marion Kalter from her book All Around Ted Joans.
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#art #poetry #tedjoans #beatpoets #beatpoet #beatgeneration #beatgen #surrealist #spokenword #marionkalter #photography #jazz #africanamericanpoet #blackpoet #americanpoet #blackart

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.My Beat-gen books are finally heeere! Pretty pretty pretty coveeers! "Artists to my mind are the real architects of change, and not the political legislators who implement change after the fact." #reading#books#ig_reads#beatgen#beatgeneration#kerouac#burroughs#allenginsberg#howl#liveauthentic#bohemianstyle#bohostyle#bohemiandecor#cecitim#penguinbooks#modernclassics#illustratorthatreads#cititoridinromania

Streets paved with opal sadness,
Lead me counterclockwise, to pockets of joy,
And jazz. - Bob Kaufman
#beatgen #archives

jack kerouac scoring a touchdown against lawrence high school. 1939.NYPL,berg collection, jack kerouac archive
#jackkerouac #beatgeneration #beatgen #skidrowwine
#getawayfrommewithyourredhotchilipepperstshirt

burn, burn, burn like fabulous roman candles
#jacky #beatgen #sal #poncholavie #snappy #katz #red

"From midnight to 5am, she wandered. She saw all the lights, all the darkness, all the people who reside strictly at night and are never seen in the daylight, when bodies have no shadow. She could smell cigarettes and cheap whiskey on most blocks and she enjoyed it: it felt like home. The truth was that she knew she belonged with the chaos, havoc and sin. She wandered at night but she wasn't lost."

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