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Monthly Archives: October 2013

Forty Three Oh Four

This is my old San Francisco apartment building on the corner of 23rd and Douglass in Noe Valley. My flat, on the top floor, was about 900 square feet with windows in every room, a large sit-in kitchen, high ceilings, and two spacious front rooms connected by sliding pocket doors. I was paying $900 rent beginning […]

Oregon Trail

Got called “faggot” by an urban street-tough on the subway the other day. His foot was in the middle of the aisle and I stepped on it getting up to offer my seat to an older woman. “Excuse me, faggot” he said, all bad-ass and hard-boiled. I had earphones in and I don’t think he […]