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Beat writers Charles Plymell & Roxie Powell
Cherry Valley, New York, 2009

[photo: Beat and Outlaw poets Charley Plymell, left, and Roxie Powell, Cherry Valley, NY, September 19, 2009; at June Barwick's. Both Kansas natives with Beat Generation backgrounds. Photograph by Laki Vazakas, copyright 2009; used with permission; all rights reserved.]

Outlaw poets Charley Plymell and Roxie Powell, September 19, 2009, Cherry Valley, NY. Both Kansas natives, with Beat Generation connections. Photograph by Laki Vazakas, copyright 2009; used with permission.


Charles Plymell: Low Ridin' To The Ghost Dance, video by Laki Vazakas, YouTube: on the road; dancing at Wichita Museum of Art; in Cherry Valley, NY with Grant Hart




Charley Plymell The Last of the Moccasins, 1996 ('Vortex' excerpt)
Charley Plymell, from Kansa, Land of the Wind People, autobiographical sketch, 12/2002
Roxie Powell section, Beats In Kansas
Roxie Powell Poems from lightweb.com
Huncke and Louis: A Video on Beat Herbert Huncke and photographer Louis Cartwright, by Laki Vazakas
Moody's Skidrow Beanery: Moody Connell, 1960s Hoboes and Beatniks, by Pat O'Connor, Wichita, KS
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Photograph © 2009 Laki Vazakas; page © 2009 George Laughead, maintainer, Beat Literature, Open Directory Project, and manager, WWW-VL: History: United States History. Page posted: 22 September 2009. Hosted at WWW Virtual Library @ www.vlib.us.