A Man Says Sorry to his Queer

A Prism & Pen story recommendation

Taking a cue from GEN Editors, I’m going to start publishing daily promo pieces to amplify the voices of writers whose work could use more attention.

I’m starting this morning with Nick Bundarin, a brilliant writer with a knack for distilling the queer experience while captivating readers with a powerful, evocative voice. I’ll let his words speak for themselves:

We stumbled into each other on a lazy afternoon when I was fifteen. I was in the shower and I remember hearing thunderheads rolling in. I don’t remember who the guy was, but he had been on my mind for a while. One of the many diamond-cutting jawlines in Tinseltown. I was soaping up, and I remember the suds dripping down my thighs in sleek trails. My skin was electric with sensitivity and every nerve was on high alert. You took my hand, your chin on my shoulder, …

You can finish on .

Writer. Runner. Marine. Airman. Former LGBTQ and HIV activist. Former ActUpNY and Queer Nation. Polyglot. Middle-aged, uppity faggot.

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