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168TH CHORUS FROM MEXICO CITY BLUES, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Asking questions and listening %is sincerity
Last Line: -looking over your shoulder %at the beautiful maidens
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack
Subject(s): Poetry And Poets; Whitman, Walt (1819-1891)


3 POEM ABOUT TITLES OF NOVELS, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: White story %story in white
Last Line: Quack quack %pa drift
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


AIRAPETIANZ, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Airapetianz, that's his name, connected
Last Line: The hand that writes
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


ALL THESE SELFNESSES HAVE ALREADY VANISHED., by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Expanding bubble, and you know what that means
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


AMERICAN LIT: KEROUAC, by HAROLD WITT               
First Line: I'd been on the road but not like them-
Last Line: The answer wasn't getting substance kicks %or highs from kinky sex or zen-ah no- %but mens sana in c


ANGEL MINE, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Angel mine be you fine
Last Line: Angel cash -- angel smash %angel hash
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


ARE YOU TIGHTWAD AND ARE YOU MEAN, THOSE ARE, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Of sin, are alike just so many words
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


AWAKENED BUDDHA TO SHOW THE WAY, THE, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: The justified one. The happy one
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


BEAT, by JAMES E. CHERRY               
First Line: Kerouac ordered toast and coffee. Black
Last Line: Never sailed to appear over the edge of the ocean


BEAT HAIKU: FOR KEROUAC, by SUZANNE BURNS               
First Line: Spontaneous is
Last Line: You are everywhere


BEAU BEBE, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: And the dreams -- of me & lousy & gj
Last Line: Other-people roofs
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


BEGINNING WITH A FEW HAIKUS SOME OF THEM ADDRESSES IN THE, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Lee crawford %1126 san benito
Last Line: Then brought me %geranium
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


BERKELEY SONG IN F MAJOR, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Walt whitman is striding
Last Line: I told about %is is %is
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


BEYOND THE REACH OF CHANGE AND FEAR, BEYOND, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: And in self-less-ness
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


BLUE TULIPS AND NIGHT TRAIN FOR JACK KEROUAC'S GRAVE, by CAMPBELL MCGRATH               
First Line: This morning I see you slouched beneath the streetlight
Last Line: The golden, the furiously burning spirits of the living


BOWERY BLUES, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: For I %prophesy
Last Line: Okay. %quit. %mad. %stop
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack
Subject(s): Bowery, New York City


BUDDHA, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: I used to sit under trees and meditate
Last Line: Buddha say: %'all's possible'
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack
Subject(s): Buddhism


BUS EAST, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Society has good intentions
Last Line: I understand it all
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


CANTICLE OF JACK KEROUAC, by LAWRENCE FERLINGHETTI                Poet's Biography
First Line: Far from the sea far from the sea
Last Line: He steals away %with the bell


CARITAS, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Ah charity, -- a little boy of eight or
Last Line: That I go to, to see girls
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


CATS YAWN BECAUSE THEY REALIZE, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: That there's nothing to do
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


CAUSE OF THE WORLD'S WOE IS BIRTH,, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: The cure of the world's woe is a bent stick
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


CITY LIGHTS CITY, by ALLEN GINSBERG                Poet's Biography
First Line: On via ferlinghetti & kerouac alley young heroes muse melancholy
Last Line: & I'll take alcatraz (to return to native americans along with treasure %island)


COGNAC BLUES, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: You gets your just dues in
Last Line: On earth -- %really
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


COME, COME KEROUAC! MY GENERATION IS BEATER THAN YOURS, by OGDEN NASH                Poet's Biography
First Line: My dictionary defines progress as an advance toward
Last Line: Tinkering around in dayton and at kitty hawk, because I believe two wrights made a wrong
Subject(s): Kerouac, Jack (1922-1969)


COMMAND PERFORMANCE, by ADAM DAVID MILLER               
First Line: Raised surfaces, shapes burned from tin
Last Line: Forced by ginsberg's howl and kerouac to feel


CUP OF COFFEE FOR KEROUAC, by SUZANNE BURNS               
First Line: You began the beat %with the wisdom of a back-alley poet, cigarette light
Last Line: Rest your soul for heaven's wild ride, %kerouac, kerouac, carry on!


CURSE AT THE DEVIL, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Lucifer sansfoi %varlet sansfoi
Last Line: Devil, get thee %back %to russet caves
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


DISCARD SUCH DEFINITE IMAGINATIONS OF PHENOMENA, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: We're all in heaven now
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


DISTURBED AND FRIGHTENED MAN IS LIKE THE, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: And no end and at present it is infinite
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


DO YOU THINK THE EMPTINESS OF THE SKY WILL EVER, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Golden eternity: do what you want
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


DRUNKEN SCRIBBLING POEM, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: I got no language left in me heart
Last Line: Let no honest (let no onest englishman) twirl %onest
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


EIGHT HUNDRED AND FOUR THOUSAND MYRIADS OF, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Dried turd. It's a reward beyond thought
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


EVEN IN DREAMS BE KIND, BECAUSE ANYWAY THERE IS, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Persecuted, it's impossible to miss your reward
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


EVERLASTING AND TRANQUIL ESSENCE, LOOK AROUND, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Wily was the world made, maya, not-even-made
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


EVERYTHING'S ALRIGHT, FORM IS EMPTINESS AND, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Everything's alright, cats sleep
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


FAKING IT, by JOHN MILLETT               
First Line: Art should inspire an erection in the soul
Last Line: Next to words of kerouac and pound %sleep well my friends


FLIES, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: And wasnt there ever a time when flies
Last Line: Is poems instructing lovemilk thru %anemone
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack
Subject(s): God


FOR KEROUAC, by TOM QUONTAMATTEO               
First Line: To pick up a pen
Last Line: What is written is never wrong


FUTURE MARTYR OF SUPERSONIC WAVES, by JUAN FELIPE HERRERA                Poet's Biography
First Line: Kerouac & %an american president's wife fuck in frenzy
Last Line: We sang to him in jewish phrases, where we gave him oxygen


GATHA, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Sitting in the chair
Last Line: Why predict the predictable?'
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


GIVE A GIFT TO YOUR BROTHER, BUT THERE'S NO GIFT, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Ever-happened. This is the golden eternity
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


GOD, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: In his jests serious, in his murders victim
Last Line: Tell me now, in your poem
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


GOD IS NOT OUTSIDE US BUT IS JUST US, THE, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Done, there's no more to do
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


GOD OF THE AMERICAN PLATEAU INDIAN WAS, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: I will not have heard them
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


GOOFBALL BLUES, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: I'm just a human being with a lot of
Last Line: In the flannel grave
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


GOOFBALL SILLYPOMES, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: These englishers know more madness
Last Line: Has not been swept
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


HAIKU, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The moon
Last Line: Look elsewhere
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


HAIKU, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Came down from my
Last Line: And found no world
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


HAIKU, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: In my medicine cabinet
Last Line: Has died of old age
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


HAIKU, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Birds singing
Last Line: Rainy dawn
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


HAIKU, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Arms folded
Last Line: Among the cows
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


HAIKU, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Missing a kick
Last Line: It closed anyway
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


HAIKU, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Straining at the padlock
Last Line: At noon
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


HAIKU, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Evening coming
Last Line: Unloosing her scarf
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


HAIKU BERKELEY, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Haiku snyder
Last Line: We'll go down and dive %and see
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


HE IS CALLED A YOGI, HE IS CALLED A PRIEST,, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: To your body and outward into space
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


HE WHO LOVES ALL LIFE WITH HIS PITY AND, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: To do. It's just the natural golden eternity
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


HITCHHIKER, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Tryna get to sunny californy'
Last Line: Reenshade edition, with axe blots
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


HOW TO MEDITATE, by JOHN KEROUAC    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Lights out - / fall, hands a-clasped, into instantaneous
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack
Subject(s): Meditation


HOW TO MEDITATE, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Lights out - %fall, hands a-clasped, into instantaneous
Last Line: So I don't have to think %and more
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack
Subject(s): Meditation


HYMN, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: And when you showed me brooklyn bridge %in the morning
Last Line: At your service anyway %(and until)
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


I AM THE GOLDEN ETERNITY IN MORTAL ANIMATE FORM, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


I REMEMBER THAT I'M SUPPOSED TO BE A MAN AND, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Realizing that your mind caused the world
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


I WAS AWAKENED TO SHOW THE WAY, CHOSE TO, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Mortal golden eternity
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


I WAS SMELLING FLOWERS IN THE YARD, AND WHEN, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Thank you thank you
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


IDIOT, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Them hindu temples in hoopastan
Last Line: Ready for all comers
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


IF I WERE JESUS, GOD, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: O tender hearted sweet usurper of my
Last Line: Otherwise I'll be in the tree grove %resting up
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


IF THE GOLDEN ETERNITY WAS ANYTHING OTHER THAN, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: It is what it is and that's all it is
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


IF WE WERE NOT ALL THE GOLDEN ETERNITY WE, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Which is already established as the record of karma-earned fate
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


IMAGINARY JUDGMENTS ABOUT THINGS, IN THIS, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Rootdrinker patting their bellies
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


IN THE TIRE TRUCKS OF KEROUAC, by TERRI BECKWITH               
First Line: They travel the midnight streets in the rain
Last Line: That dorothy is right: 'there's no place like home'


IT CAME ON TIME., by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


JACK KEROUAC DREAM, by ANNE WALDMAN                Poet's Biography
First Line: He's talking speedily about the evil of the feminine but he likes it.
Last Line: His eyes moist and glassy


JACK KEROUAC'S FUNERAL, by BILL TREMBLAY               
First Line: Where's st. Jean baptiste church


JACK KEROUAC'S WILL, by NAOMI SHIHAB NYE                Poet's Biography
First Line: Dear jack, shortly after the march 12 birthday party
Last Line: You left everything %to me


KEROUAC, by SANDY DIAMOND               
First Line: Crazy howie whacks our lower eastside fiveflight walkup
Last Line: The right braid or the left like this %to his sal paradise lips


KEROUAC, by ALLEN GINSBERG                Poet's Biography
First Line: I can't answer
Last Line: Vat's the qvestion?


KEROUAC CREEK WORK TUNE, by MICHAEL+(2) O'CONNOR               
First Line: After three days of summer rain, %I'm back splitting cedar
Last Line: Jingle in the sky %like wages


KEROUAC, BOB AND THE THIEF OF MUSIC, by FLORENCE WEINBERGER               
First Line: Bob was a dubious messenger
Last Line: To bring me the accidental %shapeliness of chaos
Subject(s): Kerouac, Jack (1922-1969)


KINDNESS AND SYMPATHY, UNDERSTANDING AND, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Swarming myriad trillionaire you are
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


LADY, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The universe is a lady
Last Line: We the tealeaves
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


LAST HOTEL, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The last hotel %I can see the black wall
Last Line: The goats I bled %the last hotel
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


LAST TIME I SAW KEROUAC, by JOHN ALLEN RYAN               
First Line: One night in the fall of 1958 I was dead broke and very thirsty, and decided to
Last Line: Kerouac, escaped from his mother's house; and we had beers and shots and laughed %a lot


LATE IMPRESSIONIST DREAM, by LAWRENCE FERLINGHETTI                Poet's Biography
First Line: In a late impressionist dream I am riding in an open touring
Last Line: Kerouac and hearing the sound of the sea in which the fish %still speak breton
Subject(s): Art And Artists; Paintings And Painters


LESSON WAS TAUGHT LONG AGO IN THE OTHER, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Of long dead heroes are blank dirt
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


LETTER TO ALLEN 1955, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: I dont wanta see %no senora
Last Line: Lavigne's mazatlan address
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


LIL POEM ON LOUIS FERDINAND CELINE, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Where the madman plays with his fertilizers
Last Line: Celine, celine, celine
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


LONG ISLAND CHINESE POEM RAIN, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The years are hurrying
Last Line: Nobody in the books %nobody in the rain
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


LOOK AT YOUR LITTLE FINGER, THE EMPTINESS OF IT IS, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: No different than the emptiness of infinity
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


LOVE IS ALL IN ALL, SAID SAINTE THERESE, CHOOSING, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: And the morning is a crystal
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


LOWELL, MASS., by BILLY COLLINS    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Kerouac was born in the same town
Last Line: To let him off at the next light
Subject(s): Beatniks; Kerouac, Jack (1922-1969); Lowell, Massachusetts


MALEST CORNIFICI TUO CATULLO, by ALLEN GINSBERG    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: I'm happy, kerouac, your madman's allen
Subject(s): Gays & Lesbians; Kerouac, Jack (1922-1969); Homoeroticism; Lesbians; Gay Women; Gay Men


MALEST CORNIFICI TUO CATULLO, by ALLEN GINSBERG                Poet's Biography
First Line: I'm happy, kerouac, your madman's allen
Last Line: When they have eyes for me it's like heaven
Subject(s): Homosexuality; Kerouac, Jack (1922-1969)


MEDITATE OUTDOORS. THE DARK TREES AT NIGHT, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Only the golden eternity
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICAN LONLINESS, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: And I am an unhappy stranger
Last Line: If I do nothing %nothing does
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack
Subject(s): Mexico; Nothingness; Solitude


MEXICO CITY BLUES (100TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: That's the porch of the lupine house
Last Line: He hugens to re-double %the image, in words
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (101ST CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: We strove to go to movies
Last Line: It's a show to go to movies %but a blow the baby be
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (102ND CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: See to it that he never ends,'
Last Line: The essence never moved %from folded magnificence
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (103RD CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: My father in downtown red
Last Line: Is the same empty material %as my father in the grave
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (104TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: I'd rather be thin than famous
Last Line: But I'm fat %paste that in yr. Broadway show
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (105TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Essence is like absence of reality
Last Line: The essence of emptiness %is essence of gold
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (106TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Man is nowhere anyway
Last Line: But that's all up to the saints %I ain't gonna say the saints of innisfree
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (107TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Light is late %yes
Last Line: Coil, dacoit, tower, %oil - it's all late
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (108TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Neither this nor that
Last Line: Why should you need them now %why should you now
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (109TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Was it a bright afternoon
Last Line: Looking over his newspaper %or poetry pad
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (10TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The great hanging weak teat of india
Last Line: Swans of balls %spots of foam on the ocean
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (110TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: I know how to withstand poison
Last Line: Floor of undiscovered splendor %in the heart of unhappiness
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (111TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: I didnt attain nothin
Last Line: And abided %in blank ecstacy
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (112TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Dont sound reasonable, %dont sound possible
Last Line: False-lyingly %empty of persimonny
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (113TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Got up and dressed up
Last Line: Meaning - you just %numbly dont get there
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (114TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Everything is perfect, dear friend
Last Line: And there to find you %and little ants too
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (115TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Languid junkey speech with lidded eyes
Last Line: I mean, of nothing, %that would be best
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (116TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The jews wrote american music
Last Line: Was jolson the vaudeville singer? %no, and not miles, me
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (117TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Me, paraclete, you. Ye
Last Line: That chased death %comes and enfolds you
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (118TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: It's all the same to me
Last Line: They were the same %music is noise, poetry dirt
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (119TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Self be your lantern
Last Line: Get on back to your kind %boat
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (11TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Brown wrote a book called
Last Line: (musician stops, %brooding on bandstand
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (120TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Junkies that get too high
Last Line: 3 or 4 pages, ossified, %on the nod
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (121ST CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Everything is in the same moment
Last Line: When you're a fish %the nets of summer destiny
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (122ND CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: We cannot break %something that doesnt exist
Last Line: Anyhow regardless of race %regardless of grace
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (123RD CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The essence is realizable in words
Last Line: And be sure to tell them %you love them which you do
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (124TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The tall thin rawboned fellow
Last Line: To be a jockey %was my thought
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (125TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: He shoulda been a football coach
Last Line: Buddha's me, in the list, %no-name
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (126TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Like running a stick thru water
Last Line: The incomparable single greatcart %of the white bullock, all snow
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (127TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Nobody knows the other side
Last Line: Was also %center of lake of light
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (128TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: How solid our ignorance
Last Line: O lord, %mercy on mission
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (129TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: We've all been sent
Last Line: Then goes. %the victor is not self
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (12TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Indian songs in mexico
Last Line: Aztec squeaks %(only the mothers are happy
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (130TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: And the victor is not pride
Last Line: Wild %where I am mild
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (131ST CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Where I am %and do not miss
Last Line: Calls themself mean %calls themself me
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (132ND CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Innumeral infinite songs. %great suffering of the atomic
Last Line: (- two jews %- two frenchmen
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (133RD CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Einstein probably put a lot
Last Line: They end up in a %vicious morphine circle
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (134TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The only cure for
Last Line: Tooting %'salud'
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (135TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The ants are gone asleep
Last Line: In back se malleys %selling drunks
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (136TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: I always did say
Last Line: Ow are you? %fall
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (137TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Aztec blues %'a kek horrac'
Last Line: Of apish majesty %in april's hide of hair
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (138TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: It's really a brooklyn night
Last Line: (blank, the singer %sings nothing
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (139TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: I said well %bad time of month for me
Last Line: Angel gabriel %bright on high
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (13TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: I caught a cold
Last Line: I popped outa popocatapetl's %hungry mouth
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (140TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Fifty pesos %3 cheers forever
Last Line: To the eternal return %with no expression
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (141ST CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Zoom %star %of holy
Last Line: Rubioso mostofo %be spark snaked
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (142ND CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Muck ruby %crystal set
Last Line: We die with same %unconcern we live
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (143RD CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: (pause) %junkies %should be practical nurses
Last Line: Look at the speed drivers %look at the sex fiends
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (144TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Look at the sex fiends
Last Line: Of old atombomb %atlantis
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (145TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: A bang of m
Last Line: H l mencken %edgar lee masters
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (146TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The big engines %in the night
Last Line: Floundering %down to kill roy
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (147TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The sock %wock williby
Last Line: Y gerta %was gordo
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (148TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Instrucciones %precaucion %whichever way you look
Last Line: The razor in-cut %of void meat
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (149TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: I keep falling in love
Last Line: In old cabashy %by the lamp
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (14TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: And when they saw me
Last Line: Aphorism %will allow
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (150TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Appeasement is hypnotism %when the houri indian
Last Line: Of grand nirvana's %holy paradise
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (151ST CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Still life %a candle dripped all its
Last Line: Bits of dry dust, %black ashes
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (152ND CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The edge of the tray
Last Line: Ash tray of butts %and matchlet tips
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (153RD CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Sir garver is cleaning
Last Line: In the south american %pan
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (154TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Pan mattress, pan sprang
Last Line: His feet clean & shiny %like askin for more
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (155TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: And as he keeps washing
Last Line: Of purple o gate %o j o
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (156TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: I know we're all straight
Last Line: That you ignore %because you want to
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (157TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The art of kindness
Last Line: Sorrowing starborrowing %happiness parade
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (158TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: It wont happen is what
Last Line: It aint happenin now %smile & think deeply
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (159TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Blook bleak. %bleak was blook
Last Line: In a glutinous sea %(of lese majesty
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (15TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Meaning - %I'm just an old calvert
Last Line: Santayanan %everywhere
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (160TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Poppa told me a perfect pome
Last Line: For future - %that's your come itself
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (161ST CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: It's a starry disaster
Last Line: Article - %(con salsa
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (162ND CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Bill's dreams %slim girls in thin kimonos
Last Line: And a guy passing bread %passes him up
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (163RD CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Left the tombs to go
Last Line: And breathe out the fat - %- hurry back to the tombs
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (164TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Grand central station, %side entrance
Last Line: And you sit a table %and suddenly there's a guy
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (165TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Under the table %cooking your leg
Last Line: Like the sudden thought %of india is a dream
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (166TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: A home for unmarried fathers
Last Line: In his helmet %jesus
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (167TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The details are all the same
Last Line: Abiding everywhere in %beginningless ecstatic nobody
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (168TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Asking questions and listening
Last Line: - looking over your shoulder %at the beautiful maidens
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (169TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Lie down %rest %breathe slowly
Last Line: Of their inexhaustible delicacy %dead in time - rest in time
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (16TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Santayana meaning, %holy vehicle
Last Line: In your bed %of hair earth
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (170TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Rest in delicacy %the far border of the puff lace
Last Line: Of the minds of the lapis %lazuli old saints
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (171ST CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: When I hear that serrenade
Last Line: In tune with you %with you
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (172ND CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: When I hear that
Last Line: In the candle of the handle %of the coffin to blame
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (173ND CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The funerals of the doornails
Last Line: By means of men tubes %invented by the 95 devils
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (174TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The freshwater eels of europe
Last Line: And die with long faced pouts %- poor fish
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (175TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Cunalingus %my sister's playin piana in vienna
Last Line: Of the river west - %the multiple too-much of the world
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (176TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The reason why there are so many things
Last Line: But, but, but, but, but, %it keeps adding up
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (177TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Farewell, tendril %I dont wanta play like that
Last Line: Light, %the holy gold so-called
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (178TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Put the blame on intelligence
Last Line: Do I exist? %(I don't even exist anyhow
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (179TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Glenn miller and I were heroes
Last Line: Dreadful murderer %buddha
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (17TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Starspangled kingdoms bedecked %in dewy joint
Last Line: Madness rioting %everywhere
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (180TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: When you work on that railroad
Last Line: Cincinnatta - %poetry just doesnt get there
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (181ST CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The girls go for that long red
Last Line: Is a sucker %'someone lower than she is'
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (182ND CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The essence of existence
Last Line: Of the brain - %one dinner
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack
Subject(s): Buddhism


MEXICO CITY BLUES (183RD CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Only awake to universal mind
Last Line: It is empty, %accept as thus - the truth
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (184TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Men are afraid to forget
Last Line: Right eternities %for me
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (185TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Farewell, pistil - %'as old as space'
Last Line: Of dogs - %farewell, puppy
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (186TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: It's all happening in snow
Last Line: Ya %is okay
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (187TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Do not seek, %and eliminate nothing
Last Line: Sax, %heaven, you, me
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (188TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: And tonight I'll pray
Last Line: No-me - I beseech %save no-me
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (189TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Petronic, satiricon - %the black mass is the christian
Last Line: Elegant queer, %my dear
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (18TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The bottom of the repository
Last Line: Of long ago %on carpets of bloody sawdust
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (190TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: What I have attained in buddhism
Last Line: No matter how you cut it %it's empty delightful boloney
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (191ST CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: My startingplace any my goal
Last Line: For confirmation %(and I see waving whitenesses
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (192ND CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: O thou who holdest the seal
Last Line: Buddha (who is awake), perfect %in pity and intelligence
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (193RD CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Who has accomplished, %and is accomplishing
Last Line: Kingmaker, ding %dong, the buddha's gong
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (194TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Being in selfless one-ness
Last Line: Mechanic sariputran %minnesinging gurus, on we rave
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (195TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The songs that erupt
Last Line: Let me hear 'bout heaven %in brass fluglemop
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (196TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: So I write about heaven
Last Line: Looking for nirvana %inside me
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (197TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Inside, inside me, %I'se free
Last Line: Face, %I love ye
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (198TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Nirvana aint inside me
Last Line: Of the pier - %just not there
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (199TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Empty balloons of gorgeous?
Last Line: Mind %essence
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (19TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Christ had a dove on his shoulder
Last Line: By trial & conviction %in the court of awful glots
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (1ST CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Butte magic of ignorance
Last Line: Merudvhaga %mersion of missy
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (200TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: White figures throughout %made of light
Last Line: The color %into nirvana no
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (201ST CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: When the girls start puttin
Last Line: Of the skies %and they claim
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (202ND CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: A white poem, a white pure
Last Line: Honey land %blues
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (203RD CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Heaven's inside you but there's no you
Last Line: And heal yourself well %(and what's been healed?
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (204TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: What's been buried in the grave?
Last Line: And clay bones. %buddha's river
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (205TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Enter the holy stream
Last Line: Dis-beturbable ameget %me
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (206TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Maaaaaah! Said the sheep
Last Line: & blaring unrecognized %as emptiness and silence
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (207TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Aztec blues - imitation of pound
Last Line: To bye/ %tona ti uh:- 'of the sunken your ear'
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (208TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Anciently in cities %men have been sitting
Last Line: Are your father's kindly %buriers
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (209TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Well, that about does me in
Last Line: Want gold want gold %gold of eternity
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (20TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The art of kindness a limping sonnet
Last Line: Shore - %ferry's arrived
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (210TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Impressionism. The drowned afternoon
Last Line: Basket. A tisket. Tasket. %athabasket. Ma the basket
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (211TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The wheel of the quivering meat
Last Line: Of that slaving meat wheel %and safe in heaven dead
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (212TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: All of this meat is in dreadful pain
Last Line: To be alive just to die %and die in denizen misery
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (213TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Poem dedicated to allen ginsberg
Last Line: Ding my bell, smile for the ladies, %come from hell
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (214TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Ling the long chinese peeswallower
Last Line: Song, ring the devil free, %ong, ring the biney free
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (215TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Moll the mingling, mixup
Last Line: O %sail to sea
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (216TH-A CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Fuck, I'm tired of the imagery
Last Line: Louis %miseree
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (216TH-B CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Filling the air with an arbitrary dream
Last Line: The venerable kerouac, friend of cows %depend on vast motionless thought
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (216TH-C CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Well roofed plesant little hut
Last Line: All shine in the dust, %all the same novice scotia
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (217TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Sooladat smarty pines came prappin down
Last Line: Twabble %all day
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (218TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Sight the saver having from the coast
Last Line: Ow oh all %official seminary
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (219TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Saints, I give myself up to thee
Last Line: No saints? No no no my saints. %no no? No such thing as no
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (21ST CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Not very musical, the western ear
Last Line: Saved %saved my bhikkucitas
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (220TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Pieces of precious emerald and jade
Last Line: The lump sunshine %delicious is the taste of porcupine
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (221ST CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Old man mose early american jazz pianist
Last Line: But deadbelly get ahead %ha ha ha
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack
Subject(s): Jazz; Ledbetter, Huddie [leadbelly] (1888-1949; Music And Musicians


MEXICO CITY BLUES (222ND CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Mexico camera %I'm walkin down orizaba street
Last Line: And bash bah %the plap
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (223RD CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Pineys hursaphies, %finally allawies
Last Line: Boon of snow white blooms in parkadystan %istamhow huck
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (224TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Great god amighty %what's to be done?
Last Line: So rest' %repose yourself
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (225TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The void that's highly embraceable
Last Line: Oh, ah, gold, honey, %I've lost my way
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (226TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: There is no way to lose
Last Line: The black bus has departed - %or - what?
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (227TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Merde and misery, %I'm completely in pain
Last Line: Magnified 1000 times %in hells of eternity
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (228TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Praised be man, he is existing in milk
Last Line: Praised be my fellow man %for dwelling in milk
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (229TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: In the ocean there's a very sad turtle
Last Line: To be reborn a man %in this karma earth
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (22ND CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Saved my bhikkucitos %for the holy hair
Last Line: Instead of listening in %to the light - still a fool
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (230TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Love's multitudinous boneyard of decay
Last Line: Like kissing my kitten in the belly %the softness of our reward
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (231ST CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Dead and don't know it
Last Line: When rock becomes air %I will be there
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (232ND CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Buddhists are the only people who dont lie
Last Line: Doorways, into sleep-with-me %the alley way behind
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (233RD CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: There is no selfhood that can begin the practice
Last Line: No selfhood that can begin the practice %of seeking to attain
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (234TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Holy poetry. %'all things are empty of self-marks.'
Last Line: A sinner may go to heaven %by serving god as a sinner
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (235TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Dont camp. %you know very well
Last Line: Oh me, oh my, %hello - come in
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (236TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The buddhist saints are the incomparable saints
Last Line: Lapse and absence of them both %(in love's holy void abode)
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (237TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Ma mere, tu est la terre.'
Last Line: Damema the milky mother %damema the secret hero
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (238TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Who was it wrote 'money is the root of all evil?'
Last Line: Priotho consumas konas %in the corner, & mother damema
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (239TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Charley parker looked like buddha
Last Line: That ultimately find expression %in more and what have you
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack
Subject(s): Jazz; Music And Musicians; Parker, Charlie ("bird") (1920-1955)


MEXICO CITY BLUES (23RD CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Chorus no. 1 of
Last Line: Wallopin fat rushing %was a wow old saloon man
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (240TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Musically as important as beethoven
Last Line: And white meat, and die %one after one, in time
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (241ST CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: And how sweet a story it is
Last Line: - charley parker, lay the bane, %off me, and every body
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack
Subject(s): Parker, Charlie ("bird") (1920-1955); Repentance


MEXICO CITY BLUES (242ND CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The sound in your mind
Last Line: All's well ! %I am the guard
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack
Subject(s): Sound


MEXICO CITY BLUES (24TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: All great statements ever made
Last Line: In the immensities of the sea %at midnight in the dark
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (25TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Don't worry about death
Last Line: But found by self-loser - %old ancient teaching
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (26TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Knew all along %that when chicken is eaten
Last Line: Pureland - %buddha loved all sentient beings
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (27TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Krissake wakeup %nuts like carl solomon
Last Line: Balloons is the ending %that's the scene
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (28TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The discriminating mind. %discrimination is when, say
Last Line: You suffer & you fall, %you discriminate a ball
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (29TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Man, now, you wont let me talk'
Last Line: All their baptists %have not been to shool
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (2ND CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Man is not worried in the middle
Last Line: Through the tall grass %to face the pool of clear frogs
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (30TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Tender is the night
Last Line: Tender was his foreskin, %tender his nape
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (31ST CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Three saints in four acts
Last Line: Stomping their feet %on pirandelloan stage
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (32ND CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Newton's theory of relativity
Last Line: Monotonous monotony %of endless grape dirigible stars
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (33RD CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: A vast cavern, huh?
Last Line: And the rest of my life %to do it
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (34TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: I have no plans
Last Line: Of opium %that's enough, isn't it?
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (35TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: It was the best show
Last Line: Quote from plato right? %time on a bat - growl of truck
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (36TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: No direction %no direction to go
Last Line: (ripping of paper indicates %helplessness anyway
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (37TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Mad about the boy
Last Line: - (remember that little %box of tacks?
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (38TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: (pome beginning with parenthesis
Last Line: Usually %plan pleasant paper
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (39TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Comfortable patience - %talkin about a hobbyman
Last Line: And fingers a pair %in v victory - meaning one
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (3RD CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Describe fires in riverbottom
Last Line: Ojo! %the purple paradise
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (40TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Did bespat and beshit himself rebelais
Last Line: And washed the old man's %river underwear
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (41ST CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: That other part of your mind
Last Line: Of mind's central %comedy balloons
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (42ND CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Poem written on a sailboat
Last Line: Even on a sailboat %I end up writin bop
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (43RD CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Mexico city bop %I got the huck bop
Last Line: Salvation mind %slippity bop
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (44TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Waves of cantos and choruses
Last Line: The lay of the pack %in the sky
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (45TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Euphonism, a softening of sounds
Last Line: Ouch %inch of grace, sigh
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (46TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: I had a dream that bill
Last Line: Yet forgotten - %is all
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (47TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Where is italy? %how can I find it in my mind
Last Line: Dusk of war 1943 - %what happened in italy?
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (48TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Marco polo had canals
Last Line: Preside %(like before they were born
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (49TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: They got nothing on me
Last Line: For my fate %to estate
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (4TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Roosevelt was worth 6.7 million dollars
Last Line: In a big barrel %stunk but good
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack
Subject(s): Roosevelt, Franklin Delano (1882-1945)


MEXICO CITY BLUES (50TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Maybe I'm crazy, and my parts
Last Line: On the igloo stone %of some north mad
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (51ST CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: America is a permissible dream
Last Line: Transcendental %orb of balloon
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (52ND CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: I'm crazy everywhere %like the guy sailed on that ferry
Last Line: Returned for payment %in america madhouse
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (53RD CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Merrily we roll along
Last Line: More on bread than wine - %s h h h says the holy sea
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (54TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: One night in 1941 I was a kid
Last Line: Hastened out of sight %into memorial cello time
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (55TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: When I was in the hospital
Last Line: Kolya krosotkins %of my railroad
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (56TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: At another hospital %I almost died
Last Line: Everything he ate %turned to water
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (57TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Green goofballs, %blue heavens
Last Line: Till you get about 35 in ya %and then lay down on your back
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (58TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: All about goofballs, %all about morphine
Last Line: Looked %when you're standin there
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (59TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Then I always manage to get
Last Line: That sittin quietly with a new shot %and knows tomorrow's plenty more
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (5TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: I am not gregory corso
Last Line: If you know what I %palabra
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack
Subject(s): Corso, Gregory (1930-2001)


MEXICO CITY BLUES (60TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Cil %rubberbands seventyfivedollars
Last Line: I am still for them %I got eyes of avalokitesvara
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (61ST CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: And all my own sins
Last Line: Of your doubts - %'s all about angels' sins
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (62ND CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: A warrant for arrest
Last Line: Or go to jail %keep the door locked
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (63RD CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Rather gemmy, %said the king of literature
Last Line: From anything %but a heavenly farm
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (64TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: I'd rather die than be famous
Last Line: At night the zing of silence %from the halls of assembled
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (65TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: To understand what I'm sayin
Last Line: Explaining the dharma %in a sutra so high
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (66TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Dharma law %say %all things is made
Last Line: And the gist of it nothing-ness %such-ness
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (67TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Suchness %is tathata, the name
Last Line: Nothing there but the picture %in the movie in your mind
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (68TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: My disciples of the modern world
Last Line: Poor %never die
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (69TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Mary %who's my mother?
Last Line: But the catholic church %s hw vass iss?
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (6TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: This thinking is stopped
Last Line: The great ferryman %the great vehicle being
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (70TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Who is my father?
Last Line: Are the communists %& fanatical jews
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (71ST CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Fanatical spews %fanatical mews
Last Line: And flew pigeons & cocks %welcome home
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (72ND CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The higher criticism %if you know what I mean
Last Line: Remember %na o
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (73RD CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The book of pluviums
Last Line: Merp. %hoot gibson
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (74TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Darling!' %red hot. %that kind of camping
Last Line: Girls %very high cantos
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (75TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: But cantos oughta sing
Last Line: Of %thieves
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (76TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: A guy's asking a question
Last Line: Go on, you're having one big dream, %that would be my answer.' (bill
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (77TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Dreery my dear' %the time we crossed madrid
Last Line: And they stopped %at a balcony
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (78TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: A porte corriere %of spanish
Last Line: Erv old %men
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (79TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Story about what? %(story about babyhood
Last Line: What to do with yourself %live or die
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (7TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: He who is free from arbitrary conceptions
Last Line: The maker of light %the destroyer of light
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (80TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Goofing at the table
Last Line: Singing: - 'you'll never know %just how much I love you.'
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (81ST CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Mr beggar & mrs davy
Last Line: All that luney %&fruney
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (82ND CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Fracons, acons, & beggs
Last Line: Juner and mooner %moon, spoon, and june
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (83RD CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Don't they call them
Last Line: Carlos %williams
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (84TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Singing: - %by the light
Last Line: If the right words are %important
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (85TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Do you really need
Last Line: Will end %asininity
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (86TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Take your pick, %if you wanta commit suicide
Last Line: Is merde %air
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (87TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: These things in a big structure of confession
Last Line: In the twat and the twaddle %of the lovegirl marriage
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (88TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: I wanted to marry a lovegirl
Last Line: Was afraid of myself simply, %and afraid a evryone else
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (89TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Remembering my birth in infancy, the coughs
Last Line: Wild howl lupine cold the moony %and loony nights
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (8TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Mysterious red rivers of the north
Last Line: Of earth receiving %juicy rivers - red earth
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (90TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: I thought I was a phantom
Last Line: Of life-belief. %I knew, I hoped, to go to be saved
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (91ST CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: If that phantom was reaal
Last Line: And it never happens, %pow!
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (92ND CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: It was all right
Last Line: See the sun of sadness at six %in the windows of their snow slope?
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (93RD CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: But I knew they hadnt
Last Line: Of this very kitchen. %I pouted in my childhood
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (94TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: But now I will describe
Last Line: Aint go no story, just verse %it was a crazy place to take us, I mean
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (95TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: It was where I learned to say 'door'
Last Line: Of heaven given %joy
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (96TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: I tumbled down the street
Last Line: In a coffin. %but I raced my bicycle safey
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (97TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Meanwhile there's my pa, alone in street
Last Line: He thinks of me, %'he'll get it too.'
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (98TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: My father loves me
Last Line: Pretty soon the poorhouse - %('wish I was god,' he adds to think
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (99TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: My father, leo alcide kerouac
Last Line: No mail, you see the flash of his anxious %head looking in the void for nothing
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO CITY BLUES (9TH CHORUS), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: We're all taking short cut
Last Line: Indy portuga %coit
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MEXICO ROOFTOP, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: It's blue -- with a pink movie neon
Last Line: Throw it in a drawer
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MOON, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The moon her magic be, big sad face
Last Line: In any case %the moon
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MOSQUITO AS BIG AS MOUNT EVEREST IS MUCH, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Robe of the mother truth in a roman dungeon
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MOTHER KALI EATS HERSELF BACK. ALL THINGS BUT, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Asked to be only what they are: glad
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


MY GANG, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Many people have been frightened & died in cemeteries
Last Line: Be cruel, I'll be cruel
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack
Subject(s): Youth


MY VIEWS ON RELIGION, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Heaven has everything to do with healing
Last Line: And god is god
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


NANA: ON KEROUAC, by MARK DECARTERET               
First Line: He wrote some nice poems
Last Line: Two or three wives


NEAL IN COURT, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: All neal's life has been hard
Last Line: On the corner of %snark & phnark
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack
Subject(s): Cassady, Neal (1926-1968)


NOTES FROM A CHILD OF PARADISE: III : 6, by ALFRED DEWITT CORN                Poet's Biography
First Line: Midwinter thaw. Abruptly it replays
Last Line: (the kerouac stand-in) as a late avatar %of whitman. Perpetual journeys: why not splice


O EVERLASTING ETERNITY, ALL THINGS AND ALL TRUTH, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: To that which everything is
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


OLD WESTERN MOVIES, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: A jedge in the western comin from the south
Last Line: Kid dream %hid %in the leaves
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


ON ETHER, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The heel of eloheim
Last Line: Just %as %pure %as I
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


ON WAKING FROM A DREAM OF ROBERT FOURNIER, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Robert, robert, yr beautiful big mother
Last Line: Goodnight. %sleep you all
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


OVERTURE FOR GILBERT MILLSTEIN, by DAVID MCLEOD               
First Line: Ask hemingway, kerouac, or even james joyce
Last Line: To bring sorrow, charm, enlighten, and %to turn you on


PAX, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: I demand that the human race
Last Line: And one morning wont get up from my mat
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack
Variant Title(s): Poe


PERFECTLY SELFLESS, THE BEAUTY OF IT, THE BUTTERFLY, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Mood that you saw the light that belongs to everybody
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


PERM, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The world goes on
Last Line: In the streets of sorrow parade
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


POEM, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: You start off by suckin in
Last Line: What milk and smoke %denote
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


POEM, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Told him all about minoan civilization
Last Line: Gotta be holy high
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


POEM, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Old hornet me %would woo thee
Last Line: And woos bees
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


POEM, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: I could become a great grinning host
Last Line: Hung up in heaven
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


POEM, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Anyway the time has come to explain
Last Line: Out of a white tiot
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


POEM, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: I am god
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


POEM FOR JACK KEROUAC IN CALIFORNIA, by THOMAS WILLARD CLARK               
First Line: You hear that dead man
Last Line: The deeper the grave
Alternate Author Name(s): Clark, Tom


POEM WRITTEN IN THE ZOCO CHICO, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: He walks %without thinking about the sea
Last Line: The history of the world is lost in silence
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


POEMS OF THE BUDDHAS OF OLD, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The boys were sittin
Last Line: In honor of the door
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


POIM, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Walking on water
Last Line: Nothing happened %everybody invited
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


POINT IS WE'RE WAITING, NOT HOW COMFORTABLE, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Waiting for the realization that this is the golden eternity
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


POME, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Be me bespangled dotted-hat fool
Last Line: I'd rather piss on scroll %than parch this
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


POME ON DOCTOR SAX, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: In his declining years doctor sax was an old bum living in skid
Last Line: Approach sax, who squealed
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


POOR SOTTISH KEROUAC, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Poor sottish kerouac with his thumb in his eye
Last Line: The white dove descended in disguise
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


PRAYER, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: O lord, what have you hoarded up
Last Line: In your great free treasure
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


PULL MY DAISY, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Pit my plum %let my gap be shut
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


READING KEROUAC, YORKSHIRE, by STEVE WILSON               
First Line: Today, jack, your words won't console
Last Line: We would taste in our minds
Subject(s): Loss; Moving And Movers; Refugees; U.s. - Immigration And Emigration


REALIZER. ENTERTAIN NO IMAGINATIONS WHATEVER,, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Is human godhood
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


REQUIESCAT, by ALBERT HUFFSTICKLER               
First Line: Kerouac saw doom at the end
Last Line: And sleep for all eternity %or at least %till the worst of it's forgotten


ROARING DREAMS TAKE PLACE IN A PERFECTLY SILENT, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Mind. Now that we know this, throw the raft away
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


RUNNING THROUGH -- CHINESE POEM SONG, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: O I today %sad as chu yuan
Last Line: That's what I %wanted to say
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


SCRIPTURE OF THE GOLDEN ETERNITY, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Did I create the sky? Yes, for, it was
Last Line: Eternal ecstasy, now and forever
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


SEA SHROUD (A DESCRIPTION OF MY LAST CARTOON), by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The sea shroud comes out of a ship
Last Line: To see which way borough hall %which way the little white doves
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


SECOND TEACHING FROM THE GOLDEN ETERNITY, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: From the golden eternity. So be sure
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


SECRET GOD-GRIN IN THE TREES AND IN THE TEAPOT,, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Truth law, the universal thisness
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


SHACK OF DESOLATION, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The shack of desolation is dirty, with broken boxes of wood
Last Line: And clouds pass thru my ink
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


SILLY GOOFBALL POMES: SONG OF THE NEW CHINESE, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The moose is a noble dolt
Last Line: The cockroach is reverenced, %the bedbug rolls
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


SKEN 3, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Radiations of akshobva
Last Line: Emptiness in that little %pot, & bug flies
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


SKID ROW WINE, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: I coulda done a lotg worse than sit
Last Line: Of the world's whirling diamond
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


SMALL RITUAL FOR KEROUAC, by KIRK ROBERTSON               
First Line: Take two short dogs
Last Line: Of some lonesome %high sierra road


SOCIABILITY IS A BIG SMILE, AND A BIG SMILE IS, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Nothing but teeth. Rest and be kind
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


SOMETHING SERIOUS FOR AL GELPI, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: How trite %the newspapers
Last Line: This suffering %can't be called, %some kind of heresy
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


STARE DEEP INTO THE WORLD BEFORE YOU AS IF IT WERE, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: And find the true light
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


STRICTLY SPEAKING, THERE IS NO ME, BECAUSE ALL IS, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: All is bliss
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


SUDDEN SKETCH POEM, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Gary's ink has a shroudy burlap
Last Line: And all for verse I wrote it
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


TANGIER POEM, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Your father spurted you out in perfect ghost-form
Last Line: How can you be icarus
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


THANK YOU, JACK KEROUAC, by LOREN KLEINMAN               
First Line: Brown haired baby, let
Last Line: Underneath these thin sheets
Subject(s): Hearts; Kerouac, Jack (1922-1969); Love


THAT LITTLE KEROUAC POEM, by CLARK COOLIDGE               
First Line: The one with the eyes in the bone
Last Line: And the thought of no further %words still can hear


THAT SKY, IF IT WAS ANYTHING OTHER THAN AN, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Golden eternity. I am mortal golden eternity
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


THE CANTICLE OF JACK KEROUAC, by LAWRENCE FERLINGHETTI    Poem Text             Poet's Biography
First Line: Far from the sea far from the sea
Subject(s): Kerouac, Jack (1922-1969)


THE-ATTAINER-TO-THAT-WHICH-EVERYTHING-IS,, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Of the china school, not a thing is
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


THERE IS A BLESSEDNESS SURELY TO BE BELIEVED,, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


THERE'S NO NEED TO DENY THAT EVIL THING CALLED, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Plays, dreams, not even plays, dreams
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


THERE'S NO SYSTEM OF TEACHING AND NO REWARD, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: That nothing will be acquired, at last
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


THERE'S THE WORLD IN THE DAYLIGHT. IF IT WAS, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Dont worry about nothing
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


THINGS DONT TIRE OF GOING AND COMING,, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: The flies end up with the delicate viands
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


THIS IS THE FIRST TEACHING FROM, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: The golden eternity
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


THIS IS THE KNOWLEDGE THAT SEES THE GOLDEN, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Me, and which is no longer us, you, me
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


THIS TRUTH LAW HAS NO MORE REALITY THAN THE WORLD., by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


THIS WORLD IS THE MOVIE OF WHAT EVERYTHING IS,, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Throughout, belonging to nobody, which is what everything is
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


THOUGH IT IS EVERYTHING, STRICTLY SPEAKING, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: These forms, emptiness is this one formhood
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


THRASHING DOVES, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: In the back of the dark chinese store
Last Line: In crib made of clay (blue in the moon). %for the doves
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


THREE AMERICAN HAIKUS: 2, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The new moon
Last Line: Is the toe nail %of god
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


THREE AMERICAN HAIKUS: 3, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Run over by my lawnmower
Last Line: Waiting for me to leave, %the frog
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


THREE AMERICAN HAIKUS:1, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: A raindrop from
Last Line: Fell in my beer
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


THREE TANGIER POEMS, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Vapors mere %shapes so dear
Last Line: Beneath the molten moon
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


TO LOU LITTLE, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: Lou, my father thught you put him down
Last Line: Fudge sundaes & steaks in the %lion's den
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


TWO DHARMA NOTES, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The buddha-teaching %must be relinquished
Last Line: Cornelian, red pearls, %crystal, agate
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


UP IN HEAVEN YOU WONT REMEMBER ALL THESE, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Fight over nothing? Bless and sit down
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


VARIOUS LITTLE POMES, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: The ants go roaming
Last Line: Imitating brahma %god -- allah
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


WHAT DOES IT MEAN THAT THOSE TREES AND, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Just the same natural golden eternity
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


WHAT NAME SHALL WE GIVE IT WHICH HATH NO, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: This is the lesson you forgot
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


WHEN THE PRINCE OF KALINGA SEVERED THE, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Light and died kind, loving all living things
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


WHEN YOU'VE UNDERSTOOD THIS SCRIPTURE, THROW IT, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Throw it away. I insist on your freedom
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


WHY DID SHE ASK US TO WRITE THIS WAY ANYWAY THE MOOD MOVES, by JOANNE KYGER                Poet's Biography
First Line: Why do we even practice this craft while the radio is on
Last Line: Homage to kerouac
Alternate Author Name(s): Snyder, Gary, Mrs.
Subject(s): Grief; Loss


WOMAN, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: A woman is beautiful
Last Line: A handkerchief in the %wind
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


WOMB OF EXUBERANT FERTILITY, ASHVHAGHOSHA, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Significance attached to this
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


WORLD WAS SPUN OUT OF A BLADE OF GRASS:, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: Imperturbed, is the golden eternity
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


YOU ARE THE GOLDEN ETERNITY BECAUSE THERE IS, by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
Last Line: No me and no you, only one golden eternity
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack


[ENLIGHTENMENTS], by JOHN KEROUAC                Poet's Biography
First Line: When you become enlightened
Last Line: Goodbye, rexroth %until next time
Alternate Author Name(s): Kerouac, Jack