Posts tagged "san francisco"

Jack Kerouac, Happy 90th Birthday, What Would You Be Doing At 90?

Jack Kerouac Is Alive and Well at 90!

Jack Kerouac, Happy 90th Birthday, What Would You Be Doing At 90?Well, only in memory and legend and of-course the world of literature, but I do love to think if Jack were alive to day, what would he be doing at the tender age of 90 and what would he have accomplished?

So its March 12, it’s Jack Kerouac’s 90th birthday, and this has me thinking about this wonderful writer, how I discovered him and how he brought literature especially poetry alive and jumping of the page to be lodged like cement in my brain. I have read nearly everything belonging to Jack Kerouac and I am currently reading through every novel he has written simply because I enjoy his style and pace of writing, the simplicity of the stories, and the timeline they are situated in.

The Street Poetry Of San Francisco Homeless Writer Ricky Teague

A Brief Encounter with Ricky Teague, Poet.

The Street Poetry Of San Francisco Homeless Writer Ricky TeagueAs I am looking through some oldish books at home, a brown sheet sneaks out to the floor and as I pick it up I am hit with warm memories of a meeting I had at the top of Market Street in San Francisco with a homeless man and writer named Ricky Teague, and this sheet was some of his poetry I had purchased.

I Want A Coffee From Caffe Trieste North Beach Now, Please Help!

I Want A Coffee From Caffe Trieste North Beach Now, Please Help!Sitting here, looking out my window at Galway bay (and the misery of raging wind and rain), writing, drinking a beautiful cup of coffee, and every-time I drink coffee these days, a slight sadness slaps me, with a longing for Caffe Trieste on Vallejo street in North Beach, San-Francisco, and as I am trying to get this site up and running, get a few posts going, I’ll will weep and sigh about this place today.