• Sunday Tease

    Originally posted in December, 2009, taken down for Through a Silvered Lens. Reposted July 2016. Sunday Tease by Monocle A word about my wife. She’s beautiful, smart, sexy, kind, and funny. Her hair is auburn and she’s a half head shorter than I am. Her bright hazel eyes are the most expressive I’ve seen outside… Continue Reading

  • Spooning (Epilogue)

    Spooning (Epilogue) The clock read 9:42. The man stirred, stretching his long legs down and his arms out, both over and under the woman’s torso. The woman leaned her head back, opened her eyes, and looked into the man’s. “Good morning” “Morning” 9:46 “That was some dream I had last night,” he said. “Me, too.”… Continue Reading

  • Spooning (Matt’s Morning)

    Spooning (Matt’s Morning) The sun from the window falling on my eyes woke me into a red haze. God, what a set of dreams! I could barely remember the details, and what traces remained were already fading, but the intense eroticism still echoed through my foggy brain. It felt deep, animal-like. Eyes still closed, I… Continue Reading

  • Spooning (Lyn’s Night)

    The first part of Spooning (Lyn’s Night) was posted in December, 2009 and not taken down, but Matt’s Day and the Epilogue were taken down for publication. The repost will restore all 3. Spooning (Lyn’s Night) We went to bed spooned, as we often do, but this evening I just couldn’t seem to fall asleep.… Continue Reading

  • White Xmas

    Originally posted in December, 2009 (hence the holiday theme), taken down for Through a Silvered Lens, Reposted July 2016 A little story for the holiday season. Not everyone has the same holidays at the same time. Sometimes you need to make your own when you can. — White Xmas by Monocle Our sleeping bags zip… Continue Reading

  • Gang Rave

    A flight of Fancy from Monocle, removed for inclusion into a now-out-of-print book, restored here in all its neon-strobe garishness. Gang Rave by Monocle Danielle’s skin glowed an eerie blue-white, the natural appearance of her pale, almost-white complexion under black light. She intentionally heightened the effect with white-ish makeup and powders that would look pretty… Continue Reading

  • In The Dark

    It’s both one of my oldest long stories, first posted here in November, 2009, and until I took it down to be included in an anthology, the most commented on story I’d written (even before the blog). A look at it shows how much I’ve changed as a writer. It’s definitely Monocle’s piece, even though… Continue Reading