Boys were so proud – you always had to let them think they were good at things.
Small boys often produce their own plays; but usually the parts are not written out. They hardly need to be, for the main line of each character is always “Stick ’em up!” In these plays the curtain is always rung down on a set of corpses, for small boys are by nature through and uncompromising.
Mike couldn’t believe that Mr. Mackey’s secret tragedy was connected to his store, and no one had ever told him.
“Do you think he’d ever take it back?
My cousin Georgia says that boys are like gazelles. She says the get alarmed when they get close to girls. And they have to leap off into the woods like gazelles in trousers. Or have I just made that up?
Boys do not long for fathers who will usher them through the gauntlet of psychological disconnect. They long for fathers who have themselves survived intact. Boys do not ache for their father’s masculinity. They ache for their fathers’ hearts.
baptizing all containers with an orifice that appeals to their cock is the trivial pursuit of little boys” (23)
(rbt: every “boy” i know has done this at least 15 times — why?)
Personally, I’d prefer a guy who wants to see my boobs.
lying in bed with Johnny Depp sussing out which males are what kind of pet from their clothes.
Well, first you have to be very, very funny. I have realized that it is essential for a boy to be funny. Otherwise, what is the point in a boy?
I wonder what it would be like to be with a boy who blushes when he looks at my skin.