“He flourished in California in the psychedelic sixties, a period like no other, a time when an entire generation seemed to flirt with its neurological destiny—and without benefit of rocket science, sought to orbit the moon. Morrison wrote that ‘we had a great visitation of energy,’ proclaimed that ‘the ancient ones’ ‘time has come again,’ urged readers to ‘enter again the sweet forest/enter the hot dream.’ While he deliberately drove down toad-squirmy backroads of primal terror, ecstasy was often naked in the shotgun seat, spinning jeweled pinwheels, peeling a peach.” – Tom Robbins
Today we remember and honor The Doors’ legendary frontman, poet, lyricist, singer, and icon, James Douglas Morrison.
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