COUNTER CULTURE CHRONICLES

Stuart Z. Perkoff was born in a liberal Jewish household in St. Louis in 1930 and started writing Kenneth Patchen inspired poetry at high school. He briefly joined the Communist Party but quit when…
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Gregory Corso (1930-2001) was born from Italian American teenage parents and spent most of his childhood in Catholic foster homes after his mother had abandoned him in his first year. The…
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Nicolaas Kroese (1905-1971) started a restaurant d’Vijff Vlieghen (The Five Flies) in Amsterdam in 1939. Soon after its foundation Kroese expanded his business and bought four adjoining houses in…
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A year before he put a 44 Magnum to his head, American author and poet Richard Brautigan visited Amsterdam at the invitation of the One World Poetry festival, of which Dutch poet Harry Hoogstraten was an organiser. Brautigan (1935-1984) was already in a bad shape when he delivered a very brief performance at the festival and antagonised his audience. His alcohol addiction and years of depression were beginning to take their toll. Brautigan soon left…
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In July 1992 American poet Jack Micheline paid a brief visit to The Netherlands for a couple of poetry readings and a show of his gouaches. During this trip Micheline travelled down to The Hague, where his gouaches were being framed and a poetry reading…
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