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Love For $17.50

Story written in 1972

Robert's first desire—when he began thinking of such things—was to sneak into the Wax Museum some night and make love to the wax ladies. However, that seemed too dangerous. He limited himself to making love to statues and mannequins in his sex fantasies and lived in his fantasy world.
One day while stopped at a red light he looked into the doorway of a shop...


South of No North - pg. 37 - 1973

Magazines and periodicals

Arete - Vol. 2 - No. 1 - July/August - 1989

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Notes of a Dirty Old Man

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