Wednesday, March 27, 2013


The Yippee Cafe on Bleeker Street

Poetry and Prose by and for Jack Kerouac
I Missed the first half with Puma Pearl and others,
then didn't get my camera out in time to catch
Big Mike doing his thing.
Patricia Carrigon and Gordon Gilbert
Bob Quatrone      Roxanne Hoffman    Jack Cooper
Amy Barone                Evie Ivy
Oliver Wells
(first time reader who was truly wonderful)
I read too but couldn't take my own picture, 
and no one else did either.

One Flower
by Jack Kerouac
One flower

   on the cliffside

Nodding at the canyon

3 minutes
Silent footage of Jack Kerouac
with Allen Ginsberg, Lucien Carr, and others in New York, Summer 1959. The location is in and around the Harmony Bar & Restaurant at E 9th St. and 3rd Ave. Others seen are Mary Frank (wife of film-maker Robert Frank) and children Pablo and Andrea, as well as Lucien's wife Francesca Carr
and their three sons, Simon, Caleb and Ethan.
Everybody who was anybody to him and still alive draws on their experience of knowing him
during his life, including archival footage and reenactment.
70 minutes

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