A poem found inside the Paris hotel room where Jim Morrison died in 1971 is on the auction block.
The last page of a 152-page notebook, it ends “Last words, last words out.” Simeon Lipman of Paddle 8 auctions says, “We don’t know if it’s the last thing he ever wrote…but it was among the last things he ever wrote… What stands out is the fact that the one on page 152 was indeed the last page of the notebook. I actually saw the notebook when it was intact years ago and I remember seeing that last page and those last words and thinking, ‘Wow, this is pretty powerful stuff.'”
Online bids are being accepted through June 25th at Paddle8.com. It is expected to sell for between $60,000 and $80,000.
In 2013, Graham Nash auctioned off a Morrison notebook for $200,000. Given to Nash in the ’80s by Bill Siddons, who managed The Doors and Crosby, Stills and Nash, it contained 100 pages of poems, philosophy and musings from Jim’s final days in Paris.
Source: Premiere Prep