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Steps Forward

He watches the way her skirt twitches at her hips, long long legs and the sway of particolored curls. She’s a monster when she’s on something, when she’s got it in her teeth and she says I don’t have a … Continue reading

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Do The Damage

He says venomous things that have a life and a barbed stinger of their own. They fly unerring, pierce the skin, and cannot be removed. They poison, and she is shot full of them easily, a soft target, large and … Continue reading

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  1. J. A. Panian says:

    Oh wowch. I quite viscerally feel the sting of this one.
    You have well-conveyed a thing that I know well.

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Imaginary

There are times I dream of him, and what he did to me. In the mornings, when I wake, I imagine leading him barefoot through a maze of coals across a quick highway, famed for gang-related violence and other natural … Continue reading

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Don’t Talk

I don’t talk about it; I like to talk about it, I’d like to talk about it, but I don’t talk about it. I don’t talk about it because of the look on everyone’s face. The look that means disappointment. … Continue reading

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voice

His voice evokes desire — a desire to listen, and to be, to consume, to assume, to pull the voice into myself, to devour the voice in an effort to speak, to howl, to sing, to seduce with that voice … Continue reading

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