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The Lords and the New Creatures

The Lords and the New Creatures - Jim Morrison Jim Morrison is famous as the Doors' lead vocalist and a member of the 27 Club. But he was also a talented song writer with a strong intellect. So whenever I read his poetry I wonder why it isn't better.

The Lords is the superior of the two sections. It's more coherent, more accessible. He drops a lot of knowledge about cinema / theater. (Morrison met Doors keyboard player Ray Manzarek while they were attending UCLA's film school.)

The New Creatures, as alluded to above, is less accessible and less coherent then the first section. Morrison often resorts to just stringing words together; no attempt at proper grammar or sentence structure.

So 3 1/2 for the first section and 2 for the second section. Rounded up to 3.