• Girlfriends: Cynthia

    So, this is a first for me, writing about childhood sexual experiences, But the experience of sex is what I’ve spent my life thinking and writing about. I can’t feel as though I’ve explored life’s sexual experience without describing and sharing all of it. If I offend, that’s my justification. Cynthia was my first girlfriend,… Continue Reading

  • Girlfriends: Polly

    I’ve taken on a new writing project, not erotic, and haven’t had much time for erotic stories. I’ve been thinking about short little anecdotes for the sake of readers newly subscribed to the website. Most of the stories that follow are drawn from my own experiences while some are inspired by others. There is truth… Continue Reading

  • sudden weather

    The flowers are yours and, being April, you should know I also memorized a poem of love and gratitude; but April being what it is, I admit there might have been some sudden weather of the kind that pinches buds until they burst with cries of leaves, of pools and odorous runoff. You know— this… Continue Reading

  • Is it really that bad?

    A new anthology will be published soon called Not That Bad: Dispatches from Rape Culture, edited by Roxane Gay. An extract from the book can be found at The Guardian.  The article opens with a description of the anthology as being “first-person essays about rape, sexual assault and the patriarchy, including this essay, The Ways We Are Taught… Continue Reading

  • Hanky Panky

    “Hey, I wanna’ take you someplace,” he says. “I don’t know.” I’m not in the mood. We’ve just had a few drinks and a smoke after another fight. Now we we’re driving round the suburbs of Miami at three in the morning. I’m sick of my boyfriend’s jealousy. Possessiveness I don’t mind; but the fucking… Continue Reading