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excerpt: The Sexual Brotherhood of Man

Raymond’s apartment problems were a theme running through their relationship. Whenever Raymond, for some reason, couldn’t stay in whatever sublet or share he had at the moment, he moved in with James.

The Early Bird Special

The tour guide tells our group that in domestic households macaws are masters of mimicry, but in the wild they are not known for these qualities. Her southern drawl distracts me as I wonder how the macaw perched on her left shoulder would imitate the sound of her voice.

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The Brooklyn Rail

OCT 2003

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