Guide to the Jack Micheline Papers, 1948-1986
Guide to the Jack Micheline Papers, 1948-1986
Collection number: BANC MSS 87/174 cThe Bancroft Library
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SERIES 1. CORRESPONDENCE AND PERSONAL PAPERS, ca. 1948-1985.
Scope and Content Note
Micheline, Jack, 1929- 1958-61
Micheline, Jack, 1929- 1962-72
Micheline, Jack, 1929- 1973-85
Micheline, Jack, 1929- n.d.
Baldwin, James, 1924- n.d.
Brown, Frank London Sept. 13, 1958
Bukowski, Charles 1972-75, n.d.
Carroll, Paul n.d.
Chayefsky, Paddy, 1923- July 18, 1960
City Lights Books April 19, 1976
Congdon, Kirby 1964-76
Scope and Content Note
Evergreen Review 1957-59
Ferlinghetti, Lawrence 1970-75, n.d
Ginsberg, Allen, 1926- 1969-76
Hoyem, Andrew March 28, 1961
Hughes, Langston, 1902-1967 1960-61
Kamstra, Jerry n.d.
Kesey, Ken 
Krim, Seymour 1958-79
Leslie, Alfred Feb. 4, 1959
Mailer, Norman 
Micheline, Mimi Redding 1966-69
Nicosia, Gerald 1977-83
Petersen, Don Dec. 9, 1968
Rothenberg, Jerome, 1931- Dec. 10, 1968
Schneck, Stephen, 1933- Dec. 23, 1968
Selby, Hubert, Jr. 1969
Shuster, Robert Nov. 29, 1968
Silver, Edward 1961, n.d.
Silver, Helen 1948-84, n.d.
Socin, Jay Feb. 18, 1968
Trantino, Tommy 1975, n.d.
Wehrenberg, Charles n.d.
Weissner, Carl 1976-82
Winans, A. D. 1979-80, n.d.
A miscellaneous 1978, n.d.
B miscellaneous 1957-80
C miscellaneous 1966-84
D miscellaneous 1965-77
E-F miscellaneous 1960-77
G miscellaneous 1960-80
H-J miscellaneous 1969-84
K miscellaneous 1957-78
L miscellaneous 1957-83
M miscellaneous 1964-84
N miscellaneous 1959-82
O-Q miscellaneous 1961-82
R miscellaneous 1964-82
S miscellaneous 1958-82
T-V miscellaneous 1959-80
W-Z miscellaneous 1960-83
A-C miscellaneous, first name only 1962-82
D-J miscellaneous, first name only 1962-80
K-R miscellaneous, first name only 1958-80
S-Z miscellaneous, first name only 1957-84
Envelopes addressed to Micheline 1960-79
Unidentified correspondents, letter fragments 1956-81
Scope and Content Note
SERIES 2. POETRY AND POETRY NOTES AND FRAGMENTS, ca. 1955-1984.
Scope and Content Note
Above the Bowery a Guy Named Joe [1957-60?]
After their death who will nourish the brave n.d.
ain't no where to go in this town n.d.
All American Poets Are in Prison 1969
American Graveyard [1957-1970?]
American Nation n.d.
The American Tourist n.d.
amid the avenue of lights n.d.
And You Let the Poets Die n.d.
The Angels Shall Not Die No More 1969
As long as I remember n.d.
Ask Me of This World [1957-1960?]
The Assasin [1957-1965?]
Association of Freaks 1973
At Dusk on the Staten Island Ferry [1957-1963?]
An attempt to define art n.d.
Au revoir 1964
Aunt Tilly's Rag n.d.
Autobiography #1 [1957-1960?]
Awald [sic] amid voices and dreams n.d.
Back of Town Blues 1958
Ballad of Benny Roads [1959-1963?]
Ballad of Charlie A [1957-1960?]
The Ballad of Freddy Cohane [1957-1963?]
Ballad of Freddy Jones [1957-1960?]
Ballad of Jimmy Nelson 1960
Ballad of the Source [1957-1963?]
Before Darkness n.d.
Before Dusk [1955-1963?]
The Bells of Notre Dame [1955-1963?]
Benny Blues [1959-1963?]
Bernie Abramowitz [1958-1964?]
Beshun by all n.d.
Better to Die Than to Hang On n.d.
Beyond a doubt 1979
Billy's Song [1957-1960?]
Bitter seed n.d.
Black and White n.d.
Black Day in Spain [1955-1963?]
black rock green moss and the sea n.d.
Blind Man and Child n.d.
Blue Bonnet n.d.
Blues for Rainy Cass n.d.
Blues for Taj n.d.
Brave Souls [1959-1963?]
Brooklyn at Sunset [1957-1970?]
Brothers Underground [1959-1963?]
The Bug 1974
The Bull [1958-1964?]
Charlie A [1955-1963?]
Chicago before evening n.d.
Chicago Poem 1960
Chicago Rooming House [1955-1963?]
The chickens against mankind n.d.
The children play n.d.
The Choice of the Living [1955-1963?]
Chop Suey [1957-1970?]
The Citadels [1958-1964?]
cities come and cities go n.d.
The cities stand ... n.d.
The City [1957-1963?]
City at Dusk 1964
The City Before Evening 1964
City Cowboy n.d.
The City of Time 1984
The city rides back and forth like the sea
see "The city rides with the waves of the sea"
The city rides with the waves of the sea n.d.
Coffee Break [1959-1963?]
Come to Me n.d.
The Commachees 1962
Comments on Leaving Musorgsky's "Paintings at the exhibition" n.d.
Concerto of Life [1957-1963?]
Condemned to Die [1955-1963?]
Coney Island [1957-1960?]
Contrast 1932-1963 [1963?]
Conversation with Jack Kerouac n.d.
Couldn't go out of town n.d.
the cries of mankind soar above the cities n.d.
Cross Country [1955-1963?]
Cross of Harlem n.d.
Cubby Selby's Sea n.d.
A Cube of Blue Sugar 1984
Dam if I'm gonna write to please n.d.
Dark and tired n.d.
Dark Waters [1959-1963?]
The dead are gone with the children on the benches 1960
The dead know nothing n.d.
Dear Jimmy n.d.
Dear Lawrence Fherlinghetti [sic] [1957-1960?]
death on the streets n.d.
Death Ogre for the Lower East Side 1963
Destiny of Man [1955-1963?]
Dialouge [sic] Between Man and woman n.d.
The discarded shoes worn to the bone n.d.
A dog howled in the middle of the street n.d.
Dogs, Women and Horses Asses 1969
Dollar Bill 1971
Don't Let Em Get You Down n.d.
Doomsday in Eternity 1968
down by the wind they are calling me n.d.
Down in Philly [1959-1963?]
Dream Child n.d.
Drummer in Hell n.d.
The Drunkard n.d.
East Bleeker n.d.
East Houston Street Rock [1958-1964?]
Eleanor  [1955-1963?]
Eleanor  n.d.
Eleven sunsets n.d.
Enchanted Music n.d.
The End of the Road [1957-1960?]
Excerpts of a letter to Lawrence Fherlinghetti [sic] 1960
The eye is so good now n.d.
The Eyeball n.d.
Face in a coffee shop window n.d.
A Face in the City [1955-1963?]
Faces of the Cities [1959-1963?]
Faces of Harlem n.d.
Fat Annie [1957-1963?]
feeble minds of man bear no witness n.d.
Final Poem in [?] [1959-1963?]
Final Statement of S[?] [1957-1960]
Final Street Poem 1971
Fire is Burning on the Earth Somewhere n.d.
Five Midwestern Blues [1959-1963?]
For a fellow Poet on her Birthday n.d.
For Franz Kline [1957-1963?]
For Genet [1957-1963?]
For Mimi [1963-1965?]
For my poems shall live 200 years n.d.
For when man reaches the point n.d.
Forever No Homeland 1961
four bulls n.d.
Four Poets n.d.
Franklin Brown [1957-1960?]
The Freak n.d.
Friday April 5, 1961 [1961?]
From a letter to Bukowski 1971
From Cavities n.d.
fuck the world n.d.
The Fucking Sun Forever 1968
The G[?] of Vienna 1981
The Gang [1955-1963?]
Genius Child n.d.
Getting to the Poem 1981
The Ghoul Squad [1957-1960?]
a girl came out of the wilds of france n.d.
Give Life to the Bird(s) 1960, 1961
give me back n.d.
Go Cry For the Sun 1962
Go east on a lonely street n.d.
go to the people n.d.
God Bless the Unknown 1982
God Dam Our Eyes [1963-1965?]
The Goring of Thomas Parrar n.d.
A Guy and a Dream Out of Rock [1957-1963?]
A Guy Named Ed Balchowshy and a Guy Named Franz Kline 1969
A Guy named Joe n.d.
A Guy Named Paradee 1969
A Guy With a Gorilla on His Back [1959-1963?]
Hail to My Friends who paint this city n.d.
Hattie Green n.d.
He asked me where I was bound for n.d.
he carried home some n.d.
He was the silent one n.d.
The Heat of the Damned 1956, 1958
Help the blind n.d.
Henry Miller looks from a bridge n.d.
her name was just sophie
see "Just a Girl by the Name of Sophie"
her nose like Buttercups n.d.
He's singing the poor poet n.d.
History is a chicken without wings n.d.
History is the wings of an angel n.d.
Holly of My Mind n.d.
The Holy Crusade n.d.
Holy Mary I pray for thee n.d.
Homage to Mickey
see also prose, "The Tormentors"  [1957-1965?]
Homage to Sherwood [1959-1963?]
The Horn Blows Forever [1959-1963?]
The Horse Player [1955-1963?]
The horse riders n.d.
The hot summer afternoon n.d.
How Can It Be That America Dreams/Only of Money [1957-1961?]
I ain't going no where n.d.
I am a poet 1960
I am a proud man n.d.
I am a rare bird 1962
I am drunk and hungry n.d.
I am in anestatic [sic] state n.d.
i am the datk [sic] freighter 1974
I aspire grass n.d.
I blow breathe to salute the sun disappearing [1959?]
I came into the city n.d.
I dreamt I died blowing A Horn 1971
I dreamt I was an Indian n.d.
I followed you down that street n.d.
I had a dream n.d.
I have burnt myself out too long in this city n.d.
I have heard your heart beat on in the night [1963-1965?]
I have thrown my passport away,
see "Penny Poem"
I keep growing by some miracle n.d.
I kiss the dead face of a Russian girl 1969
I laugh at the fools n.d.
I light my candle n.d.
I Married Pain and Smelly Feet/Mimi's Song [1963-1965?]
I proclaim my truth to a world I will never make n.d.
I Raise My Glass to a Dutchman [1955-1963?]
I saw a lot of blue faces riding in subway trains n.d.
I Say Believe It [1957-1960?]
I say the sun shines n.d.
I see your faces as I stroll in the cities 1960
I sell my blood for six pesos n.d.
I shall dream of the cities
see "who shall dream of the cities"
I shall go to the corners of my city
see "who shall go to the corners..."
I speak of death now n.d.
I tell you n.d.
I tell you this earth is a dream n.d.
I tell you your eyes n.d.
I Walk the Earth 1958
I Walk Tonight n.d.
I want to lie in the gutters n.d.
I wanted to cry when I saw the child's face n.d.
I wanted to touch their faces n.d.
I was born in the forest n.d.
I weep n.d.
I weep for America n.d.
I will build you n.d.
I Will Poem the City [1957-1963?]
I will read my poems to the flowers n.d.
If we compromise our beliefs [1963?]
I'm a clown n.d.
Immortality 1958,1963, 1969
In a loft of winter n.d.
In Honor of a Rare Man [1959-1963?]
In the dephts [sic] n.d.
In the Depths Song [1957-1960?]
In the Home for the Sages of Israel [1955-1963?]
in the lights of Mexico City n.d.
In the Morning on the Bowery [1955-1963?]
In the Rain 1961
in the streets of his fairy moons n.d.
Indeed Little People Make Up the World 1962
It hurts this love of ours n.d.
It Is Not Here on Earth I Am Seeking 1964, 1971
It is past noon n.d.
It is the Self Righteous [sic] that kill n.d.
It Was a Day [1957-1963?]
It was a wild night n.d.
It was eleven o`clock at night n.d.
It was on the bowery 1963
It will Be After [1955-1963?]
It's sweet people n.d.
Jazz Musician [1957-1963?]
Jenny Lee 1959
Jo Calamine [1957-1960?]
Junky Blues [1955-1963?]
Junky Heaven [1955-1963?]
Just a Girl by the Name of Sophie [1957-1963?]
Just Another View [1957-1960?]
Just Notes Walking Around Times Square 1963
Just Some Notes on a Long Poem 1962
Just Two Eyes Like Poems 1975
Just wandering around n.d.
Kennedy shot to death in L.A. 1968
The Kid [1957-1965?]
The King of the Beggars [1957-1960?]
Last Night n.d.
Last Poem [1957-1963?]
Last Poem in New York 1960
Let Me Become a Criminal and a Junkie [1963-1965?]
Let me fuck bagels n.d.
Let me get drunk on dreamers [sic] wine n.d.
Let my n.d.
let the children sing and play 1976
Let the cities rise above the water n.d.
let the flower come in all 1961
Lets [sic] all sit around and talk it over n.d.
A Letter to a Poet [1957-1960?]
Letter to the Outsider 1963
Librizzi's Childhood 1961
Life is hard n.d.
Life is not a game n.d.
Life of a Real Poet [1957-1963?]
Light Up the Sky [1955-1963?]
The lights of the cities flashed across my eyes n.d.
Like a chinaman walking in the sky n.d.
The lions of fire n.d.
Litany to a Lost Ego or My Head 1967
Little Boy [1955-1963?]
Little child where is your slipper n.d.
Little Dog walking across the road n.d.
Little Lucie n.d.
Long before he met her he had dreamed of fucking a Spaniard n.d.
Long Corridor [1957-1961?]
Long Hair and Wild Eyes 1962
Long Live Charles Micheline n.d.
Long Live The Little People 1981
A Long Time 1969
A Look Back At My Youth 1959
Looking For a higher Nature 1984
The Lot on Chrystie Street 1963
Love Poem for a Spring Afternoon n.d.
Love Poem for a Sunday Afternoon 1963
Love Poem in Arcadia with a Hundred Horses Running the Stretch n.d.
Love Poem To Erika Wain 1969
Love Song After a Murder 1964
Mabel's Song n.d.
Madness is crying in your cities n.d.
The Magic Morning Flower and the Sun 1975
Man Mumanos n.d.
Man is the Enemy [1957-1963?]
A Man with a Horn 1973
Manhattan Kansas 1968
Man's Fate [1959-1963?]
Mary O' Gypsy Blue Eyes 1963
Memories of South Park [1959-1963?]
Met a fat girl n.d.
Mexico Saturday Night n.d.
Mid August 1961
The Midget [1957-1965?]
Miserè Noblé [1957-1960?]
Mr. Blue Bird 1961
A Moment of Life 1974
Moment of truth n.d.
Monday in Rotterdam n.d.
money kills like the sounds of adding machines n.d.
The Moon [Is?] the Sun [1957-1960?]
My American land is not brave n.d.
My City [1955-1963?]
My connections are with fire 1973
My Final Poem for Poets to Come 1982
see "Litany to a Lost Ego or My Head"
My Philosophy 1975
My Poem on Death [1957-1963?]
My Poem to the Wild [1959-1963?]
My Poets Life [1957-1963?]
My roots n.d.
My University of Learning 1961
The Nag [1957-1960?]
The Naked Art, Poetry, Humanity and Street Hustling [1957-1970?]
New Love to be Found
see "A Guy named Paradee"
Nigger Arm [1957-1970?]
Night City 1957
Nine Guns For a Sailor 1960,1961
No dandelion Earth 1961
no law on this earth n.d.
No Middle Ground 1960
No place to go 1974
Nobody Has Time For Light [1957-1970?]
Noon City [1957-1960?]
Nor do I wish to transform what is already here n.d.
North Clark Street Midnight [1957-1960?]
not the moralist who kill their own daughters n.d.
Notes in Route [1959-1963?]
Notes on 1 Feb. '65 1965
Notes on Insanity 1960
Nourish the Brave [1959-1963?]
O' Believe n.d.
O' Bottle Carriers n.d.
O' Harlem 1961
O' hidden pain n.d.
O' Kind Heart in a Realistic World [1963-1965?]
O' Mama Don't Cry
see also "Poem to My Mother's Heart" n.d.
O' mother of lonliness and agony 1961
O' Mother unloved Dark Moons in your Eyes n.d.
O' Rare People [1955-1963?]
O' the dead stalks the corridors of airports n.d.
O' This Great American Desert [1958-1964?]
October 27, 1973 1973
Of These Proletarian Waters [1957-1960?]
Oh mother n.d.
Old Doc [1956-1960?]
An old Italian man ... n.d.
Old Maid 1971
Olive Street St. Louis [1957-1960?]
On Columbia Heights [1959-1963?]
On Franz Kline 1968
On My Way to Boston Need Five Bucks [1957-1970?]
On Poetry 1960
On Some Missing Poems [1957-1960?]
On the Banks of the Harlem River 1959
on the bottom the belly is the heart n.d.
On the Bowery [1957-1960?]
On the Corner [1959-1963?]
On the Curbstones [1957-1961?]
On the Fringe [1955-1963?]
On Vision [1959-1963?]
On Writing [1957-1961?]
One Arm 1973
One Black Bird 1964
One city n.d.
One must speak n.d.
One night in jail n.d.
One of the Respected Families of Columbus Ohio [1957-1960?]
The Other Side Od [sic] Freedom n.d.
Over the Ruins 1961
Paris at Dusk n.d.
Penny Poem 1969
People Waiting in Line for Tickets n.d.
A Piece of Lemon [1957-1963?]
The Plungers, the Tight Wads, Greed and the big Kell n.d.
Poem: Everywhere I go is beauty n.d.
Poem: he carried home a body ... [1957-1963?]
Poem: I got no smile cause I'm down 1969
Poem: It is Thursday morning 1971
Poem: Man does not want to share... 1973,1977
Poem: The sound of the sireon [sic] n.d.
Poem: There is no separation [1957-1970?]
Poem: under the arch, it drizzled... n.d.
Poem after a Long Journey Embracing the Universe 1983
Poem After the Cuban Revolution [1957-1960?]
Poem At Barney's For Paul 1969
A Poem at 10 in the Morning 1962
Poem For a Dead Musician [1957-1960?]
Poem For a Saturday Afternoon 1963
Poem for Bukowski 1968
Poem for Byron Hunt n.d.
Poem for Cock Suckers n.d.
Poem For The Children 1982
Poem For the First of October 1962 1962
Poem For the Future [1959-1963?]
Poem for the Seventeenth of Oct. 1962
see "Poem for the Seventeenth of Nov. 1962"
Poem For the Seventeenth of Nov. 1962 1962
A Poem for those who make a business of Poetry 1961
Poem for Tony n.d.
Poem for Willie 1967
Poem From a Letter to Bob Blossom [1957-1963?]
Poem from Chatham Square 1968
Poem in memory of my grandmother
Louise Silve Lipinsky
Poem in the Afternoon 1961
Poem in Twilight of Spain [1963-1965?]
Poem on a Chicago Rooftop [1957-1963?]
Poem on a Saturday Night to Mimi 1964
Poem on a Sunday Nov 1, 1964 1964
A Poem on Cruelty [1955-1963?]
Poem on Poverty [1959-1963?]
Poem on Reality 1965
Poem on the Death of a friend Jay Socin 1968
Poem on the Cuban Revolution
see "Poem After the Cuban Revolution"
A Poem to a City 1975
Poem to a dead pigeon 1964
Poem To A Dizzy Babe 1975
Poem To A Flower n.d.
Poem to a Friend  1959
Poem to a Friend  n.d.
Poem to a Lost Gone Soul [1957-1970?]
Poem to a Lost Poet 1963
Poem to a Suicide 1968
Poem to a Young Poet, Rusty Wilson [1957-1963?]
Poem to a Young Spanish Boy n.d.
Poem to Acquaintances and Friends [1963-1965?]
Poem to America  [1955-1963?]
Poem to America  n.d.
Poem to America and Yevtushenko 1961
Poem to Appolinaire
see "Au revoir"
Poem to Brave Mandelstam [1957-1963?]
Poem to Buk and the Brave n.d.
Poem to Danny Propper and the rest of the Universe, part one n.d.
Poem to Ed Balchowski n.d.
Poem to Five Blown Minds n.d.
Poem to Flowers [1957-1963?]
Poem to Greek Sailors [1957-1963?]
Poem to Jackie n.d.
Poem to James Baldwin 1962
Poem to John Wieners [1957-1970?]
Poem to Lennie [1957-1960?]
Poem to Mimi 1964
Poem to My fellow American Writers
see "A Poem to My Fellow Writers and Those Who Cannot Weep Anymore"
A Poem to My Fellow Writers/Those Who Cannot Weep Anymore [1957-1960?]
Poem to My Mother's Heart
see also "O' Mama Don't Cry" 1962
Poem to Nicanor Parra 1976
Poem to Paris n.d.
Poem to Pigs and Politicians [1957-1970?]
Poem to Rusty Wilson, a young poet
see "Poem to a Young Poet, Rusty Wilson"
Poem to Six Giants [1958-1964?]
Poem to the After World [1958-1964?]
Poem to the Avante Garde Publishing Houses [1957-1970?]
Poem to the City of New York 1981
A Poem to the Coming of My Thirtieth Birthday 
Poem to the Freaks 1975
Poem to the Middle Class Poets [1958-1964?]
Poem to the Outraged 1977
Poem to the Stone of Disbelief thrown in the high waters believing a lie 1968
Poem to the Wild
see "This Toothless Tramp"
Poem Written Crossing the Bowery [1957-1970?]
Poem Written in Spain to Reconcile Pain in Life 1964
Poem Written in the Rain on Third Ave. 1973
Poem Written in the Spanish Twilight 1964
Poem Written on a Hollywood Back Street Sunday Morning 1969
Poem Written on a Sunday Evening Above [?] Bay n.d.
Poem Written on a Sunday in Spain [1963-1965?]
Poem written Walking the streets of The City 1970
Poet in the City 1959
Poet of the Streets 1960
A Poet Walks in Harlem 1957
The Poor 1964
Poor Girl Blues -- To Ninth Street [1955-1963?]
Poor Poet n.d.
Poor White Fight Back 1974
Poor White Writer n.d.
The Preacher n.d.
Preachers and Politicians n.d.
Prisoners Song [1957-1960?]
Prolouge [sic] To A Liberated Life 1983
Prologue to East Bleeker [1955-1963?]
The Prophet 1959
a prostitute and a poet stands one n.d.
A Prostitute Looks at Mona Lisa 1959
Puerto Rican Lovers [1957-1960?]
Puerto Rican Mother [1957-1960?]
Puerto Rican Rumble [1957-1963?]
Pull it in its too loose n.d.
Pussy Willow [1957-1963?]
The Rabbi [1957-1963?]
Rabbi Katz n.d.
The rain came 1962
Rambling Jack (a biography) 1981
read your poems poet n.d.
Reality Now Dream and Death [1963-1965?]
Red Haired Goddess [1957-1960?]
Red moon over the world n.d.
Reflections on a Saturday Afternoon n.d.
Reflections in the Evening 1962
Reflections of City Life 1952
Reflections on Saints n.d.
The Respected Cowards [1955-1963?]
Richard Banko Was His Name [1957-1970?]
Rise Out of Hell [1960?]
River of Red Wine [1955-1963?]
Rock Bottom Judy [1959-1963?]
The rub of love n.d.
Sacramento High 1968
Saint Joan lived in Beauvais n.d.
Saturday Afternoon 1965
Saturday morning sunshine n.d.
The Savage [1955-1963?]
Secrets of Youth [1963-1965?]
Seven Russians laughing n.d.
She did not know words n.d.
She sat there in her underwear n.d.
Shoe Shine Joe n.d.
Short Trips n.d.
Shuffling the Deck [1957-1970?]
Sicilian Spring n.d.
The singers they weep on the shore n.d.
Sit Under the Trees [1959-1963?]
Skinny Box Blues [1956-1961?]
Sky High Moma n.d.
The Snakes of darkness n.d.
The Soaring Bird Reflects a Living Landscape 1968
Some American Poet Gone Astray [1955-1963?]
Some lines on Kerouac, Charles Mills rambling across the pages of time notes, journals, and the road of the real 1982
Some Spanish Stud n.d.
Some Thoughts of a Junkie Poet 1964
Sometimes I dream of lilies n.d.
Sometimes I dream of red lilies
see "Sometimes I dream of lilies"
Sometimes I think I am not of this world 1960
Sometimes I wonder n.d.
Song of East Bleeker  [1955-1963?]
Song of East Bleeker 
Song of I Am a Savage [1957-1960?]
The Song of Kid Willie/"The Yahoo Kid" 1968
Song of the Hopeless Chase [1957-1960?]
A Song to Celebrate Life [1955-1963?]
Soul of a Lion n.d.
Soul of the Night [1957-1960?]
The soul weeps n.d.
South Park Hilde 1958
South Street Pier [1959-1963?]
speak from a flower n.d.
Speak to me Chicago n.d.
The Spirit of the Souix [sic] Nation [1957-1963?]
Star Shine n.d.
The State of California vs. Benny Jackson [1957-1960?]
Stella's Song [1957-1960?]
A Stick in the Water 1961
Still water lies under all bridges n.d.
The Story of Josephine and Loretta [1959-1963?]
Strange and word tales n.d.
The Strata of Homosexual Power/Queenie [1958-1964?]
Stray Dogs [1957-1963?]
Street of Blind Musicians [1957-1960?]
The Street of Lost Fools 1961
Street of St. Agony 1957
The street was alive n.d.
Streets of Harlem n.d.
Streets of Harlem cryin [sic] jazz n.d.
Sue Ann n.d.
Summer Evening in Harlem [1955-1963?]
Summer Night By the River [1957-1963?]
Summer Streets [1959-1963?]
The sun rises from the east n.d.
Sunday By the River [1955-1963?]
Sunny Jim n.d.
Sunshine Hotel [1957-1963?]
Sweet Jenny [1957-1960?]
Take what is yours your manhood back again 1973
Takeoff on Bitterness, Pride, Competition/What One Has To Do To Become A Success n.d.
Taking a Good Piss n.d.
Tell me Oh America n.d.
Tell me a river n.d.
Ten Bucks 1961
Ten Lines to Lorca [1957-1960?]
ten years ago n.d.
Tenant Farmer n.d.
Tenth Ave -- Forty-Second St. n.d.
That evening in Chicago 1961
Theatre Marquee [1955-1963?]
Theme to Sooth [sic] the Soul [1957-1960?]
There Is a Choice Brother [1958-1964?]
There is Allways [sic] an Open Road n.d.
[There?] their is no rest in any age n.d.
[There?] thier is no truth 1964
There's Jazz Cryin In My Belly, Baby [1957-1960?]
There's no God n.d.
These Streets I Walk Upon 1960
They have taken n.d.
They took the sky from thier [sic] eyes n.d.
This is poetry from the curbstones of America n.d.
This is the World I Saw in the Years I Have Wandered [1957-1963?]
This isn't a Dream or a Vision or any of that Shit./This is a Love Poem! This is a Song! This is it. 1969
This Light Triumphant 1964
This Man With Sweet Birds in His Hair [1963-1965?]
This Toothless Tramp [1959-1963?]
Thoughts of Pain and Rivers 1962
Three Blues [1957-1960?]
3408 Sunset Blvd. 1969
Time is the sea n.d.
Times Square [1957-1960?]
Tinton Falls 1961
To Be A Poet Is To Live And Die 1959
To Bob Blosson [1957-1960?]
To Boris Lurie n.d.
To Jack Kerouac n.d.
To know what death is and to be reborn n.d.
To Life in some dark corner limp and wild eyed n.d.
To Mahalia Jackson n.d.
To Mimi Saturday 22 Nov. 1964 1964
To My Contemporaries [1957-1960?]
To My Son n.d.
To plant the seeds n.d.
To poets n.d.
To the Always Hunted 1960
To The Scunzio's Who Attempt To Define Art n.d.
To the Wandering Sons of the Cities Gone Astray [1957-1963?]
To Those Brave Souls The Brothers of my mind n.d.
To Tom McGrath [1955-1963?]
Tonight I Push My Wagon Into the Night Sky [1957-1963?]
Toward a Graveyard of Light [1956-1961?]
Toward Dawn [1957-1963?]
Tracing a poet's life n.d.
The Train Ride From Hell [1957-1960?]
The train rides underneath and over the city n.d.
Tuesday Evening in Harlem [1959-1963?]
Two Blues [1957-1960?]
277 Bowery [1957-1960?]
Two Poems on Man 1964
Two Poems Written On a Park Bench On A Winter's Night n.d.
Two Riggaletto's and a Jan Pierce n.d.
Two Versions of Job [1959-1963?]
The U-Boat Commander 1973
Under the Stands 1968
Up Yours Bob Dylan n.d.
Voices and Singers [1955-1963?]
Voices and Dreams [1959-1963?]
Wailer Blues [1959-1963?]
wailing blues n.d.
Wake up to Miles [1955-1963?]
A wall of money corrodes my land n.d.
Walk Across Town 1959
A Walk on the outside for light n.d.
Walk to the Bowery n.d.
A walk with Charlie Olson n.d.
Walking in a City Nocturn 1962
War Chant [1955-1963?]
wash your face n.d.
Water Towers, Roofs, Aspirations, and Multitudes [1957-1960?]
The waters are still 1963
We are young and we are damned forever! n.d.
we go east with the wind that goes west n.d.
We haven't been able n.d.
We Walked the Rebel Sun 1958
We Who Touched Angels Shall Never Die [1959-1963?]
we will go beyond the river n.d.
What are we but n.d.
What does a young man know about life? n.d.
what has happened here in America? n.d.
what is the pain n.d.
What is this madness n.d.
When I die n.d.
When the honey's flowing n.d.
Where are you ... n.d.
Where Shakespere statue stands n.d.
Wherever There Are Rebel Sons [1957-1965?]
Whiskey madness and Bellvue n.d.
White Horns [1957-1963?]
White Towers of Man 1959
Who is not is and forever n.d.
Who shall dream of the cities n.d.
Who shall feed the soul n.d.
Who shall go to the corners of my city n.d.
A Whore Walt Whitman A Poet and God [1957-1960?]
Why does the world run from strangers n.d.
Wild cat joe n.d.
Wild dogs n.d.
Wild Hands [1957-1960?]
Wild horses on the panier n.d.
The wind rises the leaves n.d.
Wino Christ 1963
With all the names and [numbers?] 1969
Woe to the ... n.d.
Woke up this morning n.d.
Writers Notebook [1955-1963?]
Writing While Walking Around [1955-1963?]
The years of the kid n.d.
Yellow Belly Song n.d.
Yellow Horn 1969
a yellow moon n.d.
The yellow moon looks down n.d.
You have to have a lot of soul n.d.
Zero is Nothing n.d.
Zion Hill 1960
Notes and poetry fragments n.d.
SERIES 3. ANTHOLOGIES, ca. 1955-1986.
Scope and Content Note
Acapella Rabbi: a jack michelinne sampler 1986
Copies of Seeds, Gems, Statements, and Long Poems n.d.
Notes of the Lost Cities n.d.
Notes of the Lost Cities 1955-1961
Poet of the Streets (notes) [1957-1960?]
Poet of the Streets [1959-1961?]
Skinny Dynamite Stories n.d.
Skinny Dynamite and Other Stories n.d.
Yellow Horn and other poemsongs 1969
Tables of contents for published works
Tables of contents for unpublished works n.d.
SERIES 4. PROSE AND PROSE NOTES AND FRAGMENTS, ca. 1955-1986.
Scope and Content Note
After the Battle Was Over [1963-1965?]
After the Races [1957-1970?]
Agonies of a Thousand Junkies [1963-1965?]
America is a crazy land n.d.
Angel Baby n.d.
Avante Garde Literary Party [1957-1965?]
Benny and Blue 1964
Benny Lender [1958-1964?]
Beyond the Gobi Desert [1957-1965?]
The Bitch [1957-1965?]
Blue Funk [1955-1963?]
Blues For Rainy Cass
see also "Let's Ride on the Angel Goodbye" [1959-1963?]
The Boy [1957-1965?]
Bright Eyes 1975
Brother to the Tiger [1957-1961?]
Brothers Underground 1965
The Bullfighter 1964
Burial at St. Cloud [1963-1965?]
The Calls of the Wild [1963-1965?]
Caro, Woman Alone [1957-1965?]
The Cat That Turned On the World [1957-1965?]
Champane [sic] on the Rocks [1957-1960?]
Chapter 2 [1959-1963?]
Chicago  1961
Chicago  1961
The Choice of the Living [1957-1965?]
The Cities [1963-1965?]
The Crazy One n.d.
Crazy Willie/Walter [1958-1964?]
The Cries of the City [1963-1965?]
The Dark Force of Pain [1957-1960?]
The Dark Side of Truth [1957-1965?]
Dear Allen and Peter 1959
Dear America n.d.
Death of a Father [1957-1965?]
The Degenerate [1963-1965?]
The Destroyer of a Dream [1957-1965?]
The Dying and the Dead [1963-1965?]
Essay on American Life [1958-1964?]
Exhilerating Experience [1959-1963?]
Flutes in the Trees  [1957-1965?]
Flutes in the Trees  n.d.
see also "Slaughter on Dinghy Street" [1957-1970?]
This Glory Called Civilization 1958
Go home and blow 1961
The Good Die Young
see also "Legend of Tambi" n.d.
Goofballs and Bennies 1963
The Guy Who Fell in Love With a Woman and Her Dog [1963-1965?]
The Guy With One Ball [1963-1965?]
Harlem (The Negroes) [1963-1965?]
Hiding Places n.d.
High Pockets 1962
His Name Was Al [1957-1965?]
The Horn Blows Forever [1957-1965?]
Hot Books and Dynamite [1957-1965?]
Hot Chicken Soup 1965
Hot Item Kid 1962
Hurray For the Hunter [1957-1965?]
I Reach For My Machine Gun n.d.
I Speak of the Cities [1959-1963?]
I Want to Capture a City [1957-1965?]
In the Bronx [1957-1965?]
Jim White [1957-1965?]
Jimmy Needles [1957-1965?]
Jud Parker [1957-1965?]
The Junkie [1963-1965?]
Just a Note [1960?]
Just Lonely [1957-1965?]
Kid Figaro n.d.
The kid from Kansas 1976
Kid Gomez [1957-1965?]
Last Mountain to the Sea [1957-1960?]
The Last Roundup [1963-1965?]
The Legend of Joan [1957-1965?]
The Legend of Larry Bird Taylor n.d.
Legend of Tambi
see also "The Good Die Young" [1957-1965?]
The Legend of the Weepers [1957-1965?]
Lessick's Kid 1960
Let's Ride on the Angel Goodbye
see also "Blues for Rainy Cass" [1957-1965?]
The lice crawled in the cell n.d.
The Lion Is Still Roaring [1955-1963?]
Life Is a Lone Drummer [1957-1965?]
Magic Is How Sweet It Is n.d.
Magicians and Princesses [1957-1965?]
Man, Gold and Diamonds [1957-1965?]
A Meaning of a Poets Life [1963-1965?]
Memories of a Wild Youth [1957-1965?]
Mexican Journal [1957-1960?]
Miss Lon[e]liness [1957-1965?]
Mr. Greenbaum [1957-1965?]
Mr. Manning n.d.
A Moment This Day Across the Tracks in Yucatan [1957-1965?]
The mountain climber n.d.
The Music[i]an [1957-1965?]
My Eternity 1971
My Frightened Land [1957-1960?]
The Nature of American Society [1963-1965?]
The Naure of Genius 1965
The Nature of Man n.d.
The Negroes [1963-1965?]
Night of Oblivion and Truth 1955
Notes of a Monday Night [1957-1965?]
O'Shannon at the Races [1957-1965?]
The Old Man [1963-1965?]
On the Beat Generation [1957-1965?]
An Open Letter To Thw [sic] World n.d.
Orgy at Sanish Camp [1957-197-?]
A Pair of Bonoculars [sic] [1957-1965?]
The Poet  [1955-1963?]
The Poet  1962
Poor Max n.d.
Praise Puts a Nail in my Coffin n.d.
The Preacher n.d.
The Publisher n.d.
The Rape of the Sun or Betrayal 1964
Reflections of a Whorehouse [1957-1965?]
Remembrance of an Ohio Town [1957-1965?]
Remembrance of Childhood [1957-1965?]
The Respectful Coward [1957-1960?]
A Review of the Flower Thief [1957-1961?]
Sailor Joe [1957-1965?]
A saint to the wall laughing n.d.
Sam Nussbaum n.d.
She Had No Name [1957-1965?]
Skinny Dynamite 1968
Slaughter on Dinghy Street
see also "The Gang" [1957-1965?]
The Spanish Whore in Paris [1957-1965?]
Statement (Dear John) n.d.
Statement Concerning the Literary World 1960
Statement of a Poet 1961
Statement of a Young Poet [1959-1963?]
Statement of Belief n.d.
The Story of Georgia Bond [1957-1965?]
Subway to Suicide [1957-1965?]
Sweet Eleanor n.d.
The Synagogue [1963-1965?]
The System and the Radical [1957-1965?]
These are the Teachers, They Affirm life 1983
These Faces; These Dreams [1958-1964?]
Three Cotton Pickers [1957-1965?]
Three Dark Magicians [1957-1965?]
Three Dollar Girl [1957-1965?]
The Tides of the Sea [1957-1965?]
The Tormentors 
see also poem, "Homage to Mickey" [1957-1965?]
The Tormentors  [1963-1965?]
A Tribute to Allen Ginsberg 1984
The Triumph of Light [1957-1965?]
Two Hebrews [1957-1965?]
Village Girls [1963-1965?]
What is a Negro n.d.
Whores and Horses [1957-1965?]
Whores, Streets, Saints and Dreams n.d.
Wild Hands [1957-1965?]
Wild Mama n.d.
The Wild Seed [1963-1965?]
Wino Christ [1957-1965?]
Wino Poet [1957-1960?]
Untitled prose and prose fragments n.d.
SERIES 5. DRAMATIC WORKS, ca. 1955-1969.
Scope and Content Note
Notes and fragments n.d.
Working notebooks 1966
Original script 1963,1965,1967
Working script n.d.
Poster and Ticket n.d.
Ballad of the Source n.d.
The Car Scene [1963-1965?]
Cornelia Street Winter 1956 [1957-1960?]
The Day of the Chickens n.d.
Ebb Tide n.d.
Forgive my Wild Roses n.d.
In the Depths [1957-1960?]
Junkie Whorehouse Scene [1957-1965?]
Life of a Real Poet n.d.
Monolouge [sic] for Freddy Cohane [1957-1965?]
Monolouge [sic] [1959?]
Mother and Son n.d.
The Nature of Man [1955-1963?]
New Last Ending 1969
Prolouge [sic] to east bleeker [1962-1963?]
Scene Three [1957-1960?]
Stella's Monologue n.d.
Strange Girls [1955-1963?]
Stray Dogs [1957-1960?]
Swinger's Monolouge [sic] n.d.
Two Men and the World [1957-1965?]
The Wake n.d.
We Who Touched Angels [1957-1960?]
Yucatan Scene [1957-1960?]
SERIES 6. NOTEBOOKS, ca. 1958-1978.
Scope and Content Note
New York notebooks 1958-1959
New York notebooks 1961-1962
Paris notebook and sketchbook 1964
New York notebooks 1966-1967
New York notebook 1969
Los Angeles notebooks 1969-1970
Boston notebook 1970
New York notebook 1970
New York/San Francisco notebook 1970
New York notebooks 1971-1972
Los Angeles/San Francisco notebook 1973
San Francisco notebook 1973
New York/San Francisco notebook 1973
San Francisco notebooks 1974-1975
Los Angeles notebook 1975
New York/San Francisco notebook 1975-1976
San Francisco notebooks 1976-1977
New York notebook 1978
SERIES 7. MISCELLANY
Scope and Content Note
"Prison Poem by Wino Swede", as told to Jack Micheline
"Censorship" by Allen W. De Loach
"if jack micheline is there" by Rick [Zizzi?]
"These hot muggy nights in the Bronx lots" by Lenard R. Altman
Unpublished Ginsberg poem
"Jack Micheline: Poet of the Streets" by Neeli Cherry
"Biographical Statement" by Neil A. Chassman
Manuscripts of poems by others
Poems by others collected by Micheline
Personal statement signed by Micheline
List of Art Shows