Mexico City Blues

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Mexico City Blues
Kerouac - Mexico City Blues coverart.jpg
First edition
Author Jack Kerouac
Cover artist Roy Kuhlman
Country United States
Language English
Publisher Grove Press
Publication date
1959
Media type Print (Hardback & Paperback)
OCLC 20993609
Preceded by Maggie Cassidy (1959)
Followed by Book of Dreams (1960)

Mexico City Blues is a poem published by Jack Kerouac in 1959 composed of 242 "choruses" or stanzas. In his own words, Kerouac wanted to be known as a jazz poet and with this book he sought to write in a way consistent with how a musician would play jazz.[citation needed]

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