12 March 1922 - 21 October 1969
Haiku (Birds Singing...)
Haiku (The Taste...)
Haiku (The Low Yellow...)
It is not my fault that certain so-called bohemian elements have found in my writings something to hang their peculiar beatnik theories on.
Jack Kerouac (1922-1969), U.S. author. quoted in New York Journal-American (Dec. 8, 1960).
All of life is a foreign country.
Jack Kerouac (1922-1969), U.S. author. Letter, June 24, 1949. The Beat Vision: A Primary Sourcebook, eds. Arthur Knight and Kit Knight (1987).
22 Apr 12:24
I for one did not like his haiku's, as they were meaningless and not in proper haiku format.
12 Mar 10:26
20 Feb 01:15
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.