I Am A Modern Beatnik

Do you read On the Road and long to join Jack as he travels? Wish you could visit Burroughs in Tangiers? Listen to Ginsberg rant wildly about nothing? 20 People

    Always Reading

    I've been reading Beat literature and poetry and having little "experiences" since I was about 13. I love Jack and Allen--don't get me wrong--but we need some WOMEN up in here! Hey Diane diPrima! Where you at, sugar? I'm ALWAYS reading. . ..
    waygonechick waygonechick
    41-45, F
    Sep 10, 2012

    The Traveling Bug

    I actually didn't read On the Road until after my backpacking trip, but it really described a specific feeling you get once you've been poor and on the road. You have this affinity to think things are great, that they will turn out fine, that people can be either bad or good but...
    SweetbriarPoet SweetbriarPoet
    26-30, F
    Sep 11, 2011


    I'm 15 and I love all of Kerouac's stuff. Most people think I'm a hipster, which annoys me, as I do not at all support what hipsters stand for nowadays (no offense to any of you who do). But I do know some modern ''beatniks'' my age as well, and we talk about...well, just about...
    jazzcat15 jazzcat15
    18-21, M
    1 Response Feb 25, 2013

    Not For Me

    I thought this site looked interesting, but trophies, bonus points ? What is this ? And all these other groups.... I think I will leave now. Thanks anyway.
    Exbeat Exbeat
    51-55, M
    1 Response Feb 10, 2013
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