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Notes of a Dirty Old Man

Story written circa 1973

I missed last week's column because I am a lush, and I looked around and bottles were everywhere and the deadline was past. I live in a rather modern apartment on Oxford Avenue, it's all very quiet, and I sneak my bottles down the stairway, play my radio at low key, and I bathe, modestly, under the arms. The problem with being a drunk is that one usually knows other drunks. One group will arrive one night, another the next...


More Notes of a Dirty Old Man - pg. 103 - 2011

Magazines and periodicals

Los Angeles Free Press - No. 496 - January 18 - 1974

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