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“Goddamn it, FEELING is what I like in art, not CRAFTINESS and the hiding of feelings.” —Jack Kerouac

Fascinating article on a little-understood (and sad) chapter of Jack Kerouac's life. I had no idea he wrote part of "On the Road" in Provincetown, or that he advocated preservation of the beautiful dune shacks there.

“It ain’t whatcha write, it’s the way atcha write it.” —Jack Kerouac, WD #Writer 

“Geniuses can be scintillating and geniuses can be somber, but it’s that inescapable sorrowful depth that shines through—originality.” —Jack Kerouac#Writer 

Wonderful essay, full of revelations, by Joyce Johnson on photographer Robert Frank, and her lover Jack Kerouac.

"One day I will find the right words, and they will be simple." -Jack Kerouac#Writer 


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Allen Ginsberg’s recollections about the joyful, enthusiastic, ambitious, and prodigious writer Jack Kerouac, who died on this day 50 years ago.

“Practice kindness all day to everybody and you will realize you’re already in heaven now.” Jack Kerouac, born on this day in 1922, on kindness, the self illusion, and the "Golden Eternity"

“Practice kindness all day to everybody and you will realize you’re already in heaven now.” Jack Kerouac on kindness and the self illusion, in a beautiful letter to his first wife turned lifelong friend

I love this story so much: At 80, one woman remembers the night when she was 23 and Jack Kerouac walked through a night with a tape recorder strapped to his back to keep her from taking her life. “I felt his pain deeply, and his beauty, and his knowledge.”

R. I. P. American genius, Robert Frank; 1924 - 2019. Published “The Americans” 1958. Changed the world. ▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️▫️ “With that little camera that he raises and snaps with one hand he sucked a sad poem right out of America onto film.” - Jack Kerouac

"What's in store for me in the direction I don't take"Jack Kerouac.Nice.Free time on the Bkack Sea makes 1 reflective

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“When writing the story of your life, don’t let anyone else hold the pen” -Jack Kerouac

Emory University has acquired the long-lost letter from Neal Cassady to Jack Kerouac that inspired "On the Road"

Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don’t be sorry. – Jack Kerouac