by dave ring
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Editors’ note 2: Author dave ring discusses his story and queer speculative art in Episode 1 of our limited-edition Decoded Pride Podcast.
We battled with broken stalks of grass, each one half again as tall as we were, balancing on a downed telephone pole. Ben swatted and I fell off, reflexes dulled with drink. My head banged against the corner of the blue and white cooler. Melted ice sluiced out onto the ground as the cooler knocked on its side.