… Like quite a bit of Pekar’s work, this is focused on Cleveland (really they’ve all been in some way or another “about Cleveland”), but this is really more a history book of his hometown….
There are many questions the book asks, the answers I have absolutely no hope in solving. How much does a city define a writer, or vice versa? Does the writer leave any mark? Does he or she change a city?
Full writeup/review here: davepress.
standing in a grocery store is enough to
make me never want to
I see tired faces staring at
loaded carts and hundreds of dollars to
pay at the register
it feels good to have my couple items,
few enough to carry in my hands,
maybe a bottle of wine
and an apple
a pre-packaged sandwich
THE DAY WHEN U REALIZE THAT YOUR CHAGNING