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iaintnobodyswhore: Patti Smith, 1976

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Patti Smith, 1976

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Patti Smith, in color, in a dress, and in a cr…

Patti Smith, in color, in a dress, and in a crown of flowers, by Lynn Goldsmith, via vintag.es

Patti Smith, 1978, by Chris Walter, via popsug…

Patti Smith, 1978, by Chris Walter, via popsugar

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Patti Smith, Chelsea Hotel, New York, May 4, 1971 by Robert Mapplethorpe

Patti Smith, 1976, by Lynn Goldsmith.  “I don’…

Patti Smith, 1976, by Lynn Goldsmith. 

“I don’t consider writing a quiet, closet act: I consider it a real physical act. When I’m home writing on a typewriter, I go crazy. I move like a monkey. I’ve wet myself. I’ve come in my pants writing….Instead of shooting smack, I masturbate – fourteen times in a row…I start seeing Aztec mountains…I see weird things. I see temples, underground temples, with the doors opening, sliding door after sliding door, Pharaoh revealed – this bound-up Pharaoh with ropes of gold. That’s how I write a lot of my poetry.”

~ Patti Smith in 1971, from Patti Smith: An Unauthorized Biography, by Victor Bockris and Roberta Bayley 

Patti Smith 1979, the Hollywood Palladium, by …

Patti Smith 1979, the Hollywood Palladium, by George Rose

Patti Smith in her bedroom in the Hotel Chelse…

Patti Smith in her bedroom in the Hotel Chelsea, 1971, by David Gahr

Patti Smith, NYC 1976, by Lynn Goldsmith

Patti Smith, NYC 1976, by Lynn Goldsmith

Patti Smith, 68th St. subway stop, New York Ci…

Patti Smith, 68th St. subway stop, New York City, 1971, by Gerard Malanga. “My great quandary was what coat to wear and which books to bring.”  ~ Patti Smith, M Train