The Black Gay Blog Podcast

Inspirational stories from our rainbow culture

Addiction, Incarceration and a Black Gay Man’s Search for Identity

April 7th, 2021

The night my body gave up the ghost and left me covered in shit didn’t afford me pause to go and clean up, take a shower and prepare for the next caper. Jewel was closing soon, and I needed more crack. Now, more than ever as the shame of having defecated on myself began to emerge in my fragile conscious, I knew I had to pull this one off and quickly. The dinosaur's prayer came readily to mind: Lord a little more time. It was good an invocation as any. Could I do it? Would the smell give me away? 

Podbean App

Play this podcast on Podbean App