Reflextions On A Train In The Night

“…but I preferred reading the American landscape as we went along. Every bump, rise, and stretch in it mystified my longing.” – Jack Kerouac, On the Road Trains, the hypnotic sound of steel upon steel, a lonesome whistle crying through the night. All who take this journey have a story to tell. It’s the road […]

Whitman, Kerouac and the Open Road

Afoot and light-hearted I take to the open road, Healthy, free, the world before me, The long brown path before me leading wherever I choose. Henceforth I ask not good-fortune, I myself am good-fortune, Henceforth I whimper no more, postpone no more, need nothing,

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“I spent my entire youth writing slowly with revisions and endless rehashing speculation and deleting and got so I was writing one sentence a day and the sentence had no feeling…FEELING is what I like in art, not CRAFTINESS and the hiding of feelings.” -Jack Kerouac

Running on Quotes

Be a light unto oneself–The Buddha… Awareness is a state of mind in which the observer with its choice is not–Krishnamurti… History as a whole is a progressive, gradually self-disclosing revelation of the Absolute–Schelling… The secret of life is to be who you are, true to yourself– Joseph Campbell… The dream is the small hidden […]