Friday, May 17, 2024

Jack Kerouac’s List of 30 Beliefs and Techniques for Writing and Life

 Aussie Rules Legend Adam Goodes, the Arts Minister Tony Burke and the industry’s peak body have all defended the exhibit.

“If all portraits had to be flattering, a lot of artists and every cartoonist in the country would be out of a job,” Mr Burke said.

Jack Kerouac’s List of 30 Beliefs and Techniques for Writing and Life

Included in The Portable Jack Kerouac:

  1. Scribbled secret notebooks, and wild typewritten pages, for yr own joy
  2. Submissive to everything, open, listening
  3. Try never get drunk outside yr own house
  4. Be in love with yr life
  5. Something that you feel will find its own form
  6. Be crazy dumbsaint of the mind
  7. Blow as deep as you want to blow
  8. Write what you want bottomless from bottom of the mind
  9. The unspeakable visions of the individual
  10. No time for poetry but exactly what is

Find the other 20 on The Marginalian.

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