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A letter for old love

The sum of my years has been spent knowing your body and learning the puzzle of how we fit and connect into each other.

The plane of your flank flush with my arm.  191 more words


Let me kiss your knees, Helen of Troy


To tear myself away from you, or anything to do with you is nothing short of sinning. Your voice like a single melting marshmallow, like warm custard on the sides of a saucepan: soft, sweet, a mouth hug. 410 more words


Love like teeth

I don’t think it gets easier. I don’t think distances seem shorter with time, or that time frets less over the miles. The further you get the harder I fall. 381 more words


You bring out the man in me

You bring out the man in me
The muscle and the sinew of me
The ripping forearms and
Sweat-dotted brow of me.
You bring out the musk and the male… 224 more words


For God's Sake - an open letter to a Muslim terrorist

“This pen, this perfectly innocent pen.”

So said Harold Pinter. Going by the news in Paris yesterday when masked gunmen stormed into the offices of Charlie Hebdo and killed, among others, cartoonists, editors, and journalists. 1,250 more words


A love letter to my father


So many years have passed since I have done this. I do not remember the last time I wrote to you, and it has not been for lack of need, or wanting to do so. 619 more words

Words And Writing

Letter to the girl who would become an architect

There was a time I used to write letters. I would write one a day, sometimes, more. I would write with anything I could find; pens and pencils, with crayons, eye liner pencils, chalk, charcoal, markers, permanent and impermanent. 612 more words