chemical reactions

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Just because

Just because we’re wrong doesn’t mean we’re not right Continue reading

In the hands of the master

It was like a fugue state. The white noise had spread across my brain. Continue reading

ready or not

I wasn’t ready for you.  

what you want

She is not what I would have wanted to choose for myself (note: this is not to say she is not what I want. she is.) 

A dilemma

I want her.

Modern Love: A forbidden thrill

I am her forbidden thrill.


That word, “enough”, is small. It’s two syllables, six letters, and has enough power to shake foundations, to shake relationships, to shake worlds. To shake my world; to break it even. I hate that word. It is always forged as a weapon – and the target for that weapon is me.

This struggle

She’s somewhere not with me right now, not tonight. Her voice isn’t on the other end of the line; not the raspy sound of her drawing a deep breath; not the snuffles as she holds back the looming sleepiness; not the comfort of being fully known to another soul.


You give me no fever. That, you must understand, is the difficult part. You give me no fever — I do not dream of the sinuous curves of your legs twining about mine

Slipping palms

She gives me sweaty palms. I met her, randomly, at a party

Raison d’etre

"Raw," she said. "I want something primal. I want something bare and naked. I want you to give me this life raw, unbidden, unhidden, free, fair, and true. Can you do that? Can you do that for me?"

One may only try.

August 2017
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