I Love the Poetry of Jim Carroll

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    White Ship Disappears

    I first got given a copy of The Basketball Diaries when I was about nine years old. And I was totally consumed. I loved his music too. Then I got hold of Fear of Dreaming, Living at The Movies and eventually Void of Course. I first read The Downtown Diaries as a homeless kid...
    LickingStamps LickingStamps
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 5, 2009

    My Book.

    I first got my copy "Fear of Dreaming" when I was fourteen, I am only mildly abashed to admit I, like so many women my age, discovered him through Leonardo DiCaprio (thanks Leo, him I still adore, lol).  Leonardo was in the movie The Basketball Diaries, he played...
    river42 river42
    2 Responses Oct 2, 2008

    Fitting Today I Think

    "Dead Salamander's Song     The sistine eye, The twisted thigh. If Dead skin says nothing, Then it cannot lie. But   Its coral breath Could light night when alive. And its will to outsmart the sun was a dance Which no language survives."...
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    Nov 24, 2008
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