Skipped a Beat: Sonoma’s Forgotten Poet

There has been much chatter lately regarding the 50th anniversary of the publication of On the Road, Jack Kerouac’s picaresque novel thought by many as the Beat bible (which, I suppose, would make Allen Ginsberg’s Howl the movement’s manifesto and William Burroughs’ Naked Lunch its Book of the Dead). Like many in my generation, I…