JACK KEROUAC EATS AN EGGROLL San Francisco, March, 1952 Hey hunger, typewriter scroll of walled up mysteries. Here’s to you, binge three weeks’ wide, dragon hitched to your sleeve. The love letter in a menu’s calligraphy. Hey stained teacup. Waitress’s face a crazed plate. Blame nicotine, benzedrine, beg a dime (hey buddy). Doodle on a napkin. Pray to the wharf … [Read more...]
About Andrea Bates
Andrea Bates is the author of Origami Heart (Toadlily Press) and The Graveyard Sonnets (Finishing Line Press). She has published numerous poems in literary journals both in the U.S. and abroad. She has been a writing teacher for nearly 20 years.