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Bop Bop Against That Curtain

Story written in 1973

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. One time we did watch a couple in bed and the guy was mauling his woman and we thought now we're 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 away from me!"..

Books

South of No North - pg. 17 - 1973

Magazines and periodicals

Arcade - Vol. 1 - No. 3 - Fall - 1975

Alternate titles or versions, draft titles

Notes of a Dirty Old Man

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