graphic by Robin Hoyt
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It's freaking HOT outside. i'm wearing a tank top and shorts, eating an ice cream, having a good fucking day, walking home from the T on cambridge street, and A GROUP of about five guys, from a delivery company of some kind -? i noticed their truck on the street... so, they're standing on some porch steps and smoking, and they start smiling at me as i get closer - and i think, fuckin' A. and i look straight ahead and try to just walk past, but not fast enough:
"I GOT SOMETHING FOR YOU TO SUCK ON!!"
And then they laughed. like it was the funniest thing in the world. How can they NOT notice their resemblance to a pack of wild dogs?
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