April 03, 2010

Times are hard for the dreamers

"Don’t ask me nothin’ about nothin’, I just might tell you the truth." - Bob Dylan

Oh Yes

there are worse things than
being alone
but it often takes decades
to realize this
and most often
when you do
it’s too late
and there’s nothing worse
too late.

-Charles Bukowski

William S. Burroughs and Frank Zappa - meeting of the minds

Francis Bacon and William Burroughs, London, 1989

(clockwise) David Amram, Allen Ginsberg, Gregory Corso (back to camera), Larry Rivers and Jack Kerouac. New York, 1959. Photo: John Cohen