Submit Your Poems
Get Your Premium Membership





William S Burroughs Poems, Quotes, Biography & More

Biography | Best Poems | Short Poems | Quotes

William S Burroughs poems, quotes, biography, articles and more. The best William S Burroughs resource with biographical information, a list of poems, short poems, quotations, best poems, poet's works and more.

William S Burroughs: William Seward Burroughs II (/ ' b r o z / ; also known by his pen name William Lee ; (1914-02-05 ) February 5, 1914 – August 2, 1997 (1997-08-02 ) ) was an American novelist, short story writer, essayist, painter, and spoken word performer. A primary figure of the Beat Generation and a major postmodernist author, he is considered to be "one of the most politically trenchant, culturally influential, and innovative artists of the 20th century". His influence is considered to have affected a range of popular culture as well as literature. Burroughs wrote 18 novels and novellas, six collections of short stories and four collections of essays. Five books have been published of his interviews and correspondences. He also collaborated on projects and recordings with numerous performers and musicians, and made many appearances in films.

Famous poems are below this ad.

Top 5 Poems

More Information

Sorry, no poems have been posted.

All William S Burroughs Poems

Sorry, no poems have been posted.

More Information

Articles About William S Burroughs

Articles about William S Burroughs or articles that mention William S Burroughs.

Sorry, no articles found.

More Information

Quotes

Here are a few random quotes by William S Burroughs.

See also: All William S Burroughs Quotes

Quote Left Out of the closets and into the museums, libraries, architectural monuments, concert halls, bookstores, recording studios and film studios of the world. Everything belongs to the inspired and dedicated thief... Words, colors, light, sounds, stone, wood, bronze belong to the living artist. They belong to anyone who can use them. Loot the Louver! A bas l Originality, the sterile and assertive ego that imprisons us as it creates. Vive le sol -- pure, shameless, total. We are not responsible. Steal anything in sight. Quote Right
+Fav | Go to Quote / Comment | William S Burroughs |

Quote Left A psychotic is a guy who's just found out what's going on. Quote Right
+Fav | Go to Quote / Comment | William S Burroughs |

Quote Left Junk is the ideal product... the ultimate merchandise. No sales talk necessary. The client will crawl through a sewer and beg to buy. Quote Right
+Fav | Go to Quote / Comment | William S Burroughs |

Quote Left Writing prejudicial, off-putting reviews is a precise exercise in applied black magic. The reviewer can draw free-floating disagreeable associations to a book by implying that the book is completely unimportant without saying exactly why, and carefully avoiding any clear images that could capture the reader's full attention. Quote Right
+Fav | Go to Quote / Comment | William S Burroughs |

Quote Left I think the ideal situation for a family is to be completely incestuous. Quote Right
+Fav | Go to Quote / Comment | William S Burroughs |

Comments