• Old Truths

    1. She woke up belly down, the pillow wet with her drool. Her husband was gone, as he usually was, five-thirty, without a word or a kiss. She opened her eyes, stared at the blurry branches through the half open window. The night had been cool. She’d pulled the down over her. “Are you gonna’… Continue Reading

  • Girlfriends: Beginning & Ending

      By now you know there’s nothing chronological about these stories. My breakups were never like the literary breakups of film and book. They weren’t dramatic. There were no shouting matches, accusations, tears, or slamming doors. Breakups began and ended in little ways. One of us would become a little less enthusiastic and the other… Continue Reading

  • Girlfriends: Picking up Polly

    I’d made plans to pick up Polly on the way to meet friends. After a humid afternoon practicing, she said she’d have to shower first. She didn’t mind if I dropped by early. I casually mentioned my best friend would be with me. She paused for a moment, then said she’d see me soon. That… Continue Reading

  • The Duke of Tentacles

    Introduction In which she is rudely awakened. “This one.” Those were the words I remember. Next the iron grip of a dozen hands—wrists, spreading my legs, pushing my belly into the mattress by the small of my back. They forced my pussy to lift behind me. There was a sharp tug at my pajama bottoms—my… Continue Reading

  • 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

  • between the lines

    I worked on this story for a while. Wanted to write something fun and a little special for all of you. Hope you enjoy. ~ Will 1 A gust of sunlight floods the kitchen’s floor. I can’t decide whether I like the mixed metaphor. But why not? That’s a mid-winter’s sun that’s not really winter’s… Continue Reading