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Notes of a Dirty Old Man

Story written in 1973

All of us had begun to masturbate and we masturbated continually, and we talked about women, peeked up their legs as they got out of cars, and we looked into windows at night hoping to see somebody fucking but we never saw anybody fucking although one time we did watch a couple in bed and the guy was mauling his woman and we thought we were going to see it, but she said, "No, I don't want to do it tonight!" Then she turned her back on him, he lit a cigarette and we went in search of a new window. "Son of a bitch, no woman of mine would turn it away from me!" "Me neither."..

Magazines and periodicals

Los Angeles Free Press - No. 453 - March 23-April 2 - 1973

Alternate titles or versions, draft titles

Bop Bop Against That Curtain

External links

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