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Monthly Archives: December 2007


This brief Sept. 2007 New York Times article entitled “My Life as a Hermit” by Edward Lewine was placed in the newspaper’s real estate section because of its focus on hermits trying to find suitably inexpensive places to live. URL: 909HSHERMIT-t.html?ref=keymagazine

Lew Welch: “Hermit Poems”

Lew Welch was one more tragic figure of the Beat Generation poets. His poems were honed and persuasive little images, as in his “Hermit Poems” series, of which “The image, as in a Hexagram” is an example. The image, as in a Hexagram The hermit locks his door against the blizzard. He keeps the cabin […]