The “Creepy” Old Man at the Laundromat

He became un-creepy once I peeled back my prejudice.

His skin and clothes looked long unwashed. His bike was parked outside. He was presumably houseless.

As he passed, he would say something to the effect of, “Hey there, right behind you, sorry, thank you.”



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Phoenix Huber

Trans girl. Beyond-human ally. I unite with members of my species for all sentient beings. Free hug: uberpath@gmail. Feed me: