Romantic battle lines between Justice and Lucky are drawn upon first meeting. Lucky, a nose-ringed, backward-capped mail carrier, tries the tired old pickup routine on Justice. But the funereally dressed, reclusive hairdresser puts him in his place. When Lucky's workmate Chicago takes girlfriend Iesha on a scenic mail run to Oakland, she brings along pal Justice. Chicago invites Lucky and fate is sealed. Lucky finds himself in a road movie with the poet from hell.