Sharyland. at the sock-hop we tied satin ribbons into our chuck tailors. The smacking of gum so thick we used it to cover our asses. The friend two years younger was the one sent in for wine coolers and cigarettes, and oh how we could have made a killing if we'd simply been old men. 20 hips pressed into the black of my car and tonight my first love affair with tequila. Drunk is not drunk until you've been drunk. And driven them all home again.22

22Hushing the hoard, I told them their lives were at risk and if they ever wanted to see their beds again they'd do well to shut the hell up.