Category Archives: Poetry

Rebels: A Journey Underground – A New Kind of Bohemian

“Rebels: A Journey Underground is an excellent Canadian documentary history of ‘the counterculture’ produced for television in the late 1990s and narrated by Kiefer Sutherland. It’s the work of writer/director Kevin Alexander, who did a great job with it. More … Continue reading

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International Times

“International Times (it or IT) is the name of various underground newspapers, with the original title founded in London in 1966. Editors included Hoppy, David Mairowitz, Peter Stansill, Barry Miles, Jim Haynes and playwright Tom McGrath. Jack Moore, avant-garde writer … Continue reading

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Ariel – Sylvia Plath (1965)

“Ariel was the second book of Sylvia Plath‘s poetry to be published, and was originally published in 1965, two years after her death by suicide. The poems in the 1965 edition of Ariel, with their free flowing images and characteristically … Continue reading

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Grolier Poetry Book Shop

“The Grolier Poetry Book Shop (‘the Grolier’) is an independent bookstore on Plympton Street near Harvard Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts, United States. Although founded as a ‘first edition’ bookstore, its focus today is solely poetry. A small (404 sq ft (37.5 m2)), one-room … Continue reading

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Evergreen Review

“Evergreen Review is a U.S.-based literary magazine founded by Barney Rosset, publisher of Grove Press. It existed in print from 1957 through 1973, and was re-launched online in 1998. Its diversity can be seen in the March–April 1960 issue, which … Continue reading

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John Sinclair

“John Sinclair (born October 2, 1941) is an American poet, writer, and political activist from Flint, Michigan. Sinclair’s defining style is jazz poetry, and he has released most of his works in audio formats. Most of his pieces include musical … Continue reading

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The San Francisco Earthquake

The San Francisco Earthquake, vol. 1, no. 1 (Fall 1967). Cover collage by Norman O. Mustill. “We should have named it Earthquake, plain and simple. But we were in love with San Francisco, with the city as it was then … Continue reading

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