first time

He would come for her she knew.  He was a sweet boy, innocent in a naughty kind of way.  But she liked them like that, unspoiled, eager to know a girl in a carnal way for the first time. Why can’t they wait to meet someone special? They were born bastards, all of them. Better […]

The consequences of a kiss

Words are innocent.  They stand neutral until people get in the way hiding connotations between inflections, meaning between gestures. “I’m going to ask you to do something for me,” she said, “but you can’t ask me to reciprocate.” He stood beside the bed looking down on her.  The room was dark apart from the low […]