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Lonesome Thanksgiving

from: Our Year in Downtown Red Yesterday’s sunshine and spectacular seventy degrees are replaced by rapidly plummeting temperatures and the…

7 years ago

The Kid from Red Bank

“Count Basie’s swing arrangements are not blaring, but they contain more drive, more power, and more thrill than the loudest…

7 years ago

Melvillian Flat

There’s something about this second-floor Red Bank flat that hints of Melville, poor Bartleby scribbling away at his lonely desk,…

7 years ago

Carousel Gone

“I hitch-hiked to Asbury Park . . . when I got there, I was exhausted—” i Carousel gone “No plans,…

7 years ago

Sal’s Sad New Jersey

Hoboken apartment Paterson Lincoln Tunnel Paterson and the Passaic Holland Tunnel “ . . . I was three thousand two…

7 years ago

Allen Ginsberg: Belmar Beach

“We used to welcome Summers in With children by the shore, But now how long the time has been We…

7 years ago

Preakness Springs Young Writer’s Dreams

Preakness springs young writer’s dreams Castles soar in fresh bright air Precious Underwood close at hand And typewriter of thy…

7 years ago

Poetry of Roller Coaster in Ocean

Hurricane throws roller coaster in ocean Breakers crash Turbulent foam Roller coaster stands in cold mid-Atlantic Ultimate seaside water ride…

8 years ago

Paterson

by G.K. Stritch – find her on Amazon   A criminal -- car thief, wife beater, sociopath -- told me about…

9 years ago

The Beat Generation and Travel

More so than any other literary movement, the Beats have influenced the world of travel and have helped shape our…

11 years ago

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