“Goddamn it, FEELING is what I like in art, not CRAFTINESS and the hiding of feelings.” —Jack Kerouac
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 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
“When writing the story of your life, don’t let anyone else hold the pen” -Jack Kerouac
Live, travel, adventure, bless, and don’t be sorry. – Jack Kerouac