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Jack Kerouac Poems

A collection of select Jack Kerouac famous poems that were written by Jack Kerouac or written about the poet by other famous poets. PoetrySoup is a comprehensive educational resource of the greatest poems and poets on history.

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by Kerouac, Jack
 The taste
 of rain
—Why kneel?...Read More



by Kerouac, Jack
 Birds singing
 in the dark
—Rainy dawn....Read More

by Kerouac, Jack
 The low yellow
 moon above the
Quiet lamplit house...Read More

by Ginsberg, Allen
I walked on the banks of the tincan banana dock and sat down under the huge shade of a Southern Pacific locomotive to look for the sunset over the box...Read More

by Baraka, Imamu Amiri
Who has ever stopped to think of the divinity of Lamont Cranston?
(Only jack Kerouac, that I know of: & me.
The rest of you probably had on WCBS and Kate Smith,
Or...Read More