account_circle by Ed Hamilton
Ed Hamilton lives in New York City. His fiction has appeared in small press magazines such as Exquisite Corpse, The Lumpen, and Gazebo, as well as on-line in Pif, Assorted Realities, Time Out:Netbooks, Eclectica, Anthem, Lexicon, Children, Church and Daddies, and has been accepted for publication in upcoming issues of Pink Cadillac, and Southern Ocean Review.


The Lesson

Issue No. 5 ~ October, 1996

Joe and Henry lived upstairs in my college dorm. They were a pair of druggies from rural Kentucky who never went to class, except maybe once in a while to see how it felt on a hit of acid of something. There was always a …