Kerouacian Eyes

Joe Barron, Polaroid photograph, date and location unknown.
Joe Barron, Polaroid photograph, date and location unknown.

In most of his early pictures, our father, Joe Barron, looks a lot like Elvis Presley. But while going through some family photos this afternoon, I found this, and I am struck by how much he resembles Jack Kerouac. It may be his posture, it may be his expression. It might just be his overall dharma.

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