‘Do whatever makes your spirit glow out loud.’ – Ibrahim Hands over her eyes, he pushed her forward into the kitchen, whispering all sorts of filth into her ears. Promises of what he had planned, how he was going to make her feel; talk of the surprise he had waiting. Turning her as they entered […]Read more "Ruby Glowing…"
‘Wine is one of the most civilized things in the world and one of the most natural things of the world that has been brought to the greatest perfection, and it offers a greater range for enjoyment and appreciation than, possibly, any other purely sensory thing.’ – Ernest Hemingway In another life, I am trying […]Read more "EuphOff: Tasting notes…"
I am super excited to host this utterly fabulous guest post from Haiku, who posts at @19syllables. Such a brilliant EuphOff entry! *** I see you there, your curves calling me into the garage, your body newly waxed and buffed. I run my hands over your bumper, your headlights, feeling for the fastening so that I […]Read more "EuphOff Guest Post: The Mechanic’s Promise…"
‘Nail me, you stud!’ she moaned. ‘Hammer me like one of your french dressers!’ That’s it. I’ve reached the peak of arrogance. I have started a blog post with a quote that I have written. I feel ashamed and certainly a bit dirty… …which was exactly the point of the story I’ve quoted. This is […]Read more "EuphOff: It started with a coffee bean…"
‘Some say the world will end in fire, Some say in ice. From what I’ve tasted of desire I hold with those who favor fire.’ – Robert Frost, Fire and Ice He is a creature of the night, dancing under the gaze of the moon and stars. On clear nights, their music fills the darkness […]Read more "Hoar frost…"
Picture a park bench in a courtyard somewhere. It's warm and you're in a short dress, the sun on the back of your neck. — Exhibit A (@EA_unadorned) November 21, 2016 After posting a short but steamy story on Twitter this morning, Exhibit A also threw down a challenge… Oh! Also, if anyone wants to write […]Read more "A courtyard in the summer breeze…"
‘I thought the most beautiful thing in the world must be shadow.’ – Sylvia Plath, The Bell Jar The orange glow of the sunset was pouring through the big window, projecting a bright square onto the wall above them. A supposedly quick post-lunch fuck had become a long and lazy afternoon nap, and now twilight […]Read more "Shadow puppets…"
‘We have learned to see the world in gasps.’ – Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale Not exactly a story about sports, as the Wicked Wednesday prompt suggested, but more on the Olympics and how much can change in four years. *** BEIJING 2008 I wasn’t ready to be faced by those eyes, wow those beautiful […]Read more "Four years…"
Theodore: Hey. What are you up to? Samantha: I don’t know. Just reading advice columns. I want to be as complicated as all of these people. Theodore: You’re sweet. – Her (2013) I am absolutely fascinated by the technological possibilities within the sex industry, and I don’t necessarily mean just within sex toys, although these […]Read more "Identify me…"
‘There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.’ – J.R.R. Tolkien, The Hobbit I like that I can look at you this way, with distance and clarity, and that I can just look. […]Read more "Life modelling…"