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Something About A Viet Cong Flag

Story written in 1972

The desert baked under the summer sun. Red jumped off the freight as it slowed just outside the railroad yard. He took a shit behind some tall rocks to the north, wiped his ass with some leaves. Then he walked fifty yards, sat behind another rock out of the sun and rolled a cigarette...


South of No North - pg. 74 - 1973

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Notes of a Dirty Old Man

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