Tag Archives: Raymond Carver

Photograph of My Father in His Twenty-Second Year

Photograph of My Father in His Twenty-Second Year by Raymond Carver Octo­ber. Here in this dank, unfa­mil­iar kitchen I study my father’s embar­rassed young man’s face. Sheep­ish grin, he holds in one hand a string of spiny yel­low perch, in the other a bot­tle of Carls­berg beer. In jeans and flan­nel shirt, he leans against […]

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Man’s Name/Bad Job

Now that What We Talk About When We Talk About X is officially an overused snowclone, can Raymond Carver Mad Libs be far behind? From Yankee Pot Roast: 19. angry sarcastic question 20. a really bad place 21. way of saying good bye 22. another bad place 23. another alcoholic drink (via The Millions.)

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