Wait: You did what, now?

Another excerpt from On The Road by Jack Kerouac, ©1955:

I went out to the cemetery and climbed a tree.  In the tree I sang “Blue Skies.”  Terry and Johnny sat in the grass; we had grapes.

There are certain passages in this book that sound like they’re straight out of Zippy the Pinhead.

1 Comment

  1. …sometimes, their anarchist aspirations bordered on stupidity… there is nothing “cultural” about hanging around a cemetery and spoiling the spirits of the dead…


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