Can't Stop the Beat: The Life and Words of a Beat Poet - Book by ruth weiss
Take a journey into the heart and passion of one of the most brilliant voices of the American Counter-Culture Movement. While men took the spotlight, it was women like ruth weiss who would breathe feminine spirit into the fight for equality between the sexes, the races, and the classes.
Celebrated in Europe and under-acknowledged in the US, during the course of her life ruth weiss innovated poetry with jazz in the San Francisco North Beach scene of the 1950s with contemporaries Jack Kerouac, Allen Ginsberg, Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Bob Kaufman, and others.
As one of the last of the original Beat poets, ruth weiss presents multiple poems in this book and and a biography of ruth weiss' life.
Profits of this book go directly to ruth weiss herself.
Tote Bag: "ruth weiss, the beat goddess" documentary
A limited-edition tote bag of the documentary, sturdy it can fit groceries, art supplies, personal items, books, or other things. It even has pockets on the inside for pens and snacks.