Because the cosmos instinctively vibrated at their feet in Kansas
This line, and the surrounding ones, describe what many have termed the core of the Beat Generation: people searching for a deeper meaning and “how to live”. These people know, instinctively, that there’s something mystic, something connecting, so they search through all these types of belief and mysticism looking for a purpose, for a reason.
Kansas was noted as the mecca of jazz and bebop, thus the mecca for hipsters.
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