Jim Morrison Poems Author:Jim Morrison The Lords and The New Creatures. Jim Morrison's first published book of poetry, has sold more than 150,000 copies. The intense interest in the work of the mercurial lead singer of The Doors serves as a testament to the jagged immediacy that his poetry and songs continue to convey more than fifteen years after his mysterious death. — The savag... more »e, superheated intimacy of a Morrison performance, the intensity of his music, and his uninhibited personality have made an indelible impression on our culture.
Like Arthur Rimbaud before him, Morrison's life and vision led him to an exploration of the dark underbelly of his society. He merged with images that seethe with the liquid heat of the city, the casual danger of the drug scene, and an unrestrained voyabe into sensuality. Jim Morrison was the lead singer, composer, and lyricist for The Doors until his death in 1971. He was the subject of the posthumous best-selling biography No One Here Gets Out Alive.« less