Prompts: A Trip to the Barber Shop

“The Little Viking, 18 months old, just had his first barbershop haircut, an experience that turned out to be terrifying, memorable and quite delicious.”

Gabriella Boston


“The shop smelled of Renaud’s French Talc,
its exotic fine mist hung in the air.
I liked the look of Sports Illustrated,
The pictures of guns. A place of men.
I loved it there.

“Flat Top”
by Marc B. Adin


“…my heart sank when I learned that among the new-style barber shops there are a handful of depraved operations practising prostitution with some of young girls, supposedly hairdressers, in fact being whores looking after the carnal desires of male customers.”

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