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Notes of a Dirty Old Man

Story written in 1973

"We have all of us been scoundrels in our time."
—Sir Lord Henry Hawkins
Karen and I fought continually; it was a misunderstanding of wills and ways, mostly my will and her way. Anyhow, it had been something over a wrong number, a telephone call by a stranger that I felt had been exceeded in length and intimacy on Karen's part, especially after we had just finished making love, oral, regular, and otherwise. ..


The Bell Tolls for No One - pg. 111 - 2015

Magazines and periodicals

Los Angeles Free Press - No. 454 - March 30-April 9 - 1973

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