My family was s-o-o-o sympathetic. My dad and some Jew shyster sued the city. So then I was living at home, speculating on what to do with my wonderful fucking life. He liked to use me as his punch dummy, so I take about two hundred bucks and some of his pills. I feel much better after that. My mom was screwing her new Korean lovewad — the Asian invasion was getting heavy and Main Street looks like a mini-Peking. I toss a few things into my backpack.
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I open the kitchen window to the fire escape. We lived on the sixth floor.
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I take this chair, go out the front door, and lock it. I climb up to the roof, down the fire escape, and slip back in through the window.
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I dial They all jump up and start screaming. If only. I hear the sirens as I head toward Main Street to catch the Seven, thinking, They can kiss my bony ass if they ever see it again.
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I start hustling — not, as rumored, letting old queens suck me off, but I do rip off tourists and hang out on 2nd and B at the Gas Station club that is this burnt-out building with only half a roof. For free booze and crash rights, I clean up the broken bottles, crack vials, and vomit. Me being only eighteen was a misdemeanor next to the other shit going down.
One night about 3 A. This was a few years before that hood became a haven for the hundred-dollartorn- jean crowd. Beside him is a six-foot blond strung-out model type with albino skin and straw-thin arms clomping onto him.
He has the aura. Everyone just zooms their eyes on him as he swaggers in and downs like five beers in five minutes. After he buys a packet of powder for his babe, who snorts up right there, they split. The crazy thing is, already I do care. I sold some shit to a coupla prepsters in the Gas Station, who is acting like they was dirty boulevard homeys.
This one guy, showing off for his babe, tries to scam me by shorting me, giving me seventy bucks instead of a hundred. We engage in a minor conflagration. He tries to play tough. You should try this white trash missile. Try something, yeh pisshead.
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Gift from my cell mates. Now gimme me the dope and the cash. All of it. The guy keeps strumming. The Nuyorican was down the block if you was into that mumbo-jumbo. I grab an acoustic guitar from behind the bar and hand it to him.
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I take mine back and we start jamming. He drops me a dime worth of lickass. Not at all like the Clash.
Then he starts messing with more music I never heard. About This Item We aim to show you accurate product information.
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