My Drug Dealer’s Snake

Eventually, he’s going to make you watch him feed it

Lauren Hough
Gay Mag

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I’I’sitting on the edge of this guy’s waterbed while he explains the belt drive on his record player. Or maybe his record player’s better because it doesn’t have a belt drive. I’m not sure. I haven’t been listening because I don’t give a shit. He says the waterbed’s vintage but I think I’ve got it beat. When did they start adding…

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Lauren Hough
Gay Mag

Lauren Hough was born in Berlin and raised in seven countries, and West Texas. Her work has appeared in Granta, Huffington Post, Harper’s, and the Guardian UK.