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By Jack Kerouac

A never-before-published ebook of poems through Jack Kerouac—in a deluxe package deal In 1952 and 1953 as he wandered round the US, Jack Kerouac jotted down spontaneous prose poems, or “sketches” as he referred to as them, on small notebooks that he stored in his blouse wallet. The poems recount his travels—New York, North Carolina, Lowell (Massachusetts, Kerouac’s birthplace), San Francisco, Denver, Kansas, Mexico—observations, and meditations on paintings and existence. The poems are usually strung jointly in order that over the process a number of of them, a bit story—or travelogue—appears, whole in itself. released for the 1st time, booklet of Sketches deals a luminous, intimate, and transcendental glimpse of 1 of the main unique voices of the 20 th century at a key time in his literary and non secular improvement.

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LOU IS-TO-NEW YORK AIRPLANE Winter in No. America, the sun is falling feebly from the South. Getting rooked of all my money trying to get home for Xmas in time — for a childhood chimera blowing all my pay — flying TWA — Lemme see, can I find Jay Landesman’s saloon? it’s going to be a Merry Xmas one way or the other Winter in No. America, the passengers on the right in the TWA plane have a sea of incandescent milk blinding in their eyes, from where the feeble South American sun comes raying, plus the dazzling sun ball herself, but on the left, on eastbound 58 out of St.

Complexities along a wellknown line 53 or you will sound like a crazy Tristano of the Seymour-record (Bartok — Bar Talk) ( Bela BarTalk) — Bird has visions between bridges — So do you in visions between chapter lines — — !!! Shakespeare, Giroux’s Shakespeare Opera Books — simple — not that simple but use story-forms — or phooey, do what you please — Never will be bored in the bottom — at the hut, the secret room, the weed, the mind — the daVinci series — I was in my mother’s house, in winter — I was writing “The Sea is My Brother” — what have I learned since then?

Will it call yr name when winter blows? Or will it just mock the bones of yr. L. office will be remembered as happy — the visionary tics, the dreams, the delicate sensations — must be that way on the road of rock & rail. ) A “tic” is a sudden thought that inflames & immediately disappears — The Indians see a Little Cloud a Shining Traveller in the Blue Sky TIC The yard with the brothers & dogs in the rickety back of Ozone Park back of Aqueduct track — Why’ is it have to be Kentucky? The Time-type executive — “Ahuh, — yeah — That would be about 500 kegs a month — Well alright if that takes care of yr situation thats 56 what they want I expect — Yeah — hm — We’ll try to do that this afternoon — anything you want just holler — ah huh — — bye — same to you” — click — TICS O fogs of South City, the rumble of the drag, outside, chicory coffee, the doom-wind-sheds of Armour & Swift — waybills in the Night — the clean mystery of California — these sensations — Why makes it me shudder to remember, if it aint hanted — The exams in University Gym — Bill Birt, morning — those smells, sensations, rise to me from just standing at requisition shelf where fresh paint & cool breeze blow — usually rouses Frisco RR work — Why?

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