Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Zennnnnnnnn: Happy Birthday, Jack Kerouac

It's the birthday of Jack Kerouac.

He wrote On the Road in twenty days in April 1951. He typed it all out on a 120 foot roll of tracing paper.

In a letter to Neal Cassady he said:
"Went fast because the road is fast...
just rolled it through typewriter
and in fact no paragraphs...
rolled it out on floor
and it looks
like a road."

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