A headline mumbled to me,
"Random man pricked with syringe,
told 'Welcome to the HIV club.'"
He's going to be okay, the man,
because of immediate medical attention.
Except that a headline writer
tried to turn him into a random man.
He is not a random man. He is
the man he is, none other. He
may have been randomly pricked.
But random pricking does not
a random man make.
2014 hans ostrom