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My mind immediately went back to the Beat Generation, wearing their black turtlenecks in smokey little coffeehouses, reciting avant garde poetry, while jazz played on quietly in the background. Not that I am old enough to have been there... And, I realize this is MUCH different.

Which scene would you prefer, last nights' or the Beat Scene?

posted by RPresta on January 26, 2018 at 11:31 AM | link to this | reply

Crikey one must be careful, a good job you do not judge on Blogit. 

posted by C_C_T on January 26, 2018 at 11:27 AM | link to this | reply

I used to watch Russell Simmons on HBO a few years back when

he presented poets - a lot of their work was rap lyrics and very rhythmical - also attended a championship slam in Seattle at their Bumbershoot Festival one year - I liked the improvisational feel even though it wasn't improvised on the spot. Seems more relatable to me than the droning ultra-cultural sonics of estoeric "literary" poets.

posted by Pat_B on January 26, 2018 at 10:07 AM | link to this | reply

Hmmmmm.  I'm not sure whether I would like that or not.

posted by TAPS. on January 26, 2018 at 7:57 AM | link to this | reply

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