"First Love" by Geoffrey Philp

Canopic JarCanopic Jar has published one of my short stories, "First Love," which will be a part of my new collection, Who's Your Daddy and Other Stories (Peepal Tree Press, 2009).
clipped from canopicjar.com
Mark watched Patrick as he entered the showers and wondered how it would feel to have Patrick's arm around his waist and the ripple of his thighs against his buttocks.

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Comments

FSJL said…
Hmm. You are definitely trying to disqualify yourself from serving in Bruce Golding's cabinet.

On t'other hand, Dennis would be pleased.
Mad Bull said…
Interesting story, Goffrey. I remember being roped in to administer such a beating once when I was in high school too. I actually intended to dish out my share of the beatings too, but when I saw the first set of blows land and how the guys in question just stood and took their beating, I realised how horrible we (the beaters) were being, and I didn't throw any licks... I didn't try to stop the beating though, perhaps because I thought they might turn around and drop some licks on me.
Dear Fragano and Mad Bull,

Give thanks for the comments. They are the perfect affirmation for this short story because, my brothers, you know the runnings and it dread.

The story works, but you have lived through this, so your words mean a lot to me.

And, yes, Fragano, I hope Dennis would have been proud.

Peace,
Geoffrey
Mad Bull,

I read the post and the comments. The last comment was scary, but that is what fear will do or will stop us from doing--as with your story.

Thanks, again, for the comments

Blessings,
Geoffrey

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