The Library Kerouac

Now, just look at this book.
It’s so beautiful, dog-eared and beat up
Having passed through hundreds of hands;
This promiscuous book.
The lines and creases of use are born on its cover
And the words inside hold its nature
Like a tender fleshed fruit.
I love it deeply.

~ Kees Kapteyn

Kees Kapteyn lives in Niagara, Ontario. A painter and writer, Kees has self-published two chapbooks, “Grubstreet” and “Coffee Salt,” as well as been published in magazines such as Canadian Stories, Novella, Corvid Revue, Revolution 21 and the CAA anthologies Woven Words and The Saving Bannister.

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