Most read stories

Full Stop! Punctuation Police!

232817232817 views55 comments33 favs

Picture a scene: Catholic School, circa 1987. In a well-ordered classroom full of future secretaries ...

In the Cemetery Where Al Jolson is Buried

105920105920 views4747 comments8383 favs

"Tell me things I won't mind forgetting," she said. "Make it useless stuff or skip it."

Monopoly Money (Or the Lesbian's guide to seducing Straight Women)

3266432664 views66 comments11 fav

I met Lizzie after her break up with Brad. Big-Dick-Brad she used to call him. That’s ok, I’m not a man, I don’t have penis envy, I feel sorry for men who can’t please the masses like a fruiterer.

Mary and Alicia (f/f erotic story, beginning)

2435224352 views00 comments00 favs

The feeling slowly arose that I just had to, I really needed to, kiss her. We had been such good friends, but I realized I could not resist this urge that had been building up, however scary.

Dear God, know me, from Adam

1665216652 views3939 comments1313 favs

When God created Adam and then Eve, he thought they were fucking awesome. It's true that Eve grew on him but even so: awesome.

Common Password Profile Users: God, Love, Lust, Money, and Private

1112711127 views6666 comments2828 favs

She leans to see fresh bruises in dawn's early light.

The Reluctant Exhibitionist

87288728 views00 comments00 favs

“Why won't you let me watch you?”My stomach twisted with anxiety at his question, but also with excitement. Tim, my boyfriend of a year and a half, lathered soap on my back as we stood under the hot shower spray. He loved these post-sex showers as much as I…

Little Sister

78117811 views2121 comments1616 favs

"Hey, Ceecee." Rodrigo squatted on our three step stoop every morning, flanked by pit bulls with wide black smiles puffing steam. I jogged down the steps, leaned against a parking sign. Warmed my hands with my breath. Tugged my crop top down. "Girl, you gonna…

Three Cigarette Stories.

72137213 views1111 comments99 favs

My mother is private with her grief. Since my father’s death last year there has been almost no talk of him. When she got back from the funeral, she put his clothes in boxes for Goodwill, and rearranged the furniture in the den. She won’t discuss what

A Nerdy Valentine's Day Poem

66986698 views66 comments55 favs

So I wrote you a poem Sorry if it’s geeky and weird But I’m not your traditional guy I mean I can’t even grow a beard

The Naked Man of Barcelona

66716671 views1818 comments1111 favs

It is no easy thing getting noticed on Las Ramblas.

Something Better Than This

65056505 views2323 comments2626 favs

It's one of those raw, wrung out Yonge Street Saturday mornings. The smog-gray sky is just congealing into blue over the buildings and concrete.

Every Time a Fairy Gets Laid

62536253 views4949 comments1313 favs

Once, when I fucked Tinkerbell, thirty glowing lights sprang to life in the dark static air of the by-the-hour motel room. They were new fairies I'd brought to life with each thrust. "I feel like someone's watching," I said, unsure I could continue, but Tink said,…

My Night with Sarah Palin

55475547 views77 comments33 favs

I admired her stamina. Her ability to Charlie Sheen it night after night.

My Date With Satan

55415541 views1414 comments1616 favs

My date with Satan commenced at the Sanrio store by Union Square where we went to browse through two stories of miniature Japanese school supplies and grooming accessories.

Breasts and Pickups

50905090 views00 comments00 favs

Two giant greasy hands were working those breasts hard, squeezing and tugging and pulling. She didn't holler.

How To Make Potato Salad

45474547 views77 comments55 favs

Boil 8-10 red potatoes and 6 eggs in heavily salted water. Remember that the first chef you worked under taught you to salt egg-boiling water because the salt breaks down membranes between shell and meat, making the egg easier to peel later on. Decide tha

The Serious Writer and Her Pussy

45474547 views147147 comments8080 favs

One can smuggle drugs inside a pussy. (also, see tags!)

Nostradamus Dies of Gout. Nostradamus Dies of a Broken Heart. Nostradamus Crosses a Bridge that is Yet to be Built.

44484448 views2121 comments1414 favs

Nostradamus died of gout on a Friday evening. He would be the first person in history to die of complications relating to gout. Spiked rods of crystallized uric acid pushed their way through his synovial fluid just as he composed a quatrain about the end


40324032 views22 comments11 fav

Freedom comes with a price

Problems Pretty Girls With Pretty Faces Face

39443944 views3333 comments2424 favs

I think about my husband, who is dead, who has left me in this position.

Sex Ed With Barbie and GI Joe

39433943 views33 comments11 fav

As soon as I discovered that nasty thing the grownups called “sexuality,” I just knew it would get me in a lot of trouble some day—with Jesus, my parents and some yucky boy—so I hid it. But my Mama and Daddy noticed my sinful sexiness way before I knew I

The Chair of Rejection

37553755 views2424 comments2323 favs

Before I published anything in a literary magazine, I was rejected by literary magazines, dozens of them, and these rejections gave birth to one of my more strange and long-lived art projects.

Some Fairy Tale and Sleeping Beauty Poems

36893689 views1212 comments88 favs

The apple his slightly necrophiliac kiss saved her from soaks in the petrified sun, turned to leather, like a screaming skull of summer in its glass enactment case.


35363536 views2323 comments2121 favs

We all got married — Suzanne, and Virginia, and I — and it was all we ever wanted to be at the time.

The Palatski Man

34003400 views77 comments1212 favs

He reappeared in spring, some Sunday morning, perhaps Easter, when the twigs of the catalpa trees budded and lawns smelled of mud and breaking seeds.

Magic Hands (excerpt, beginning)

33933393 views00 comments00 favs

She turned and went for the stairs. I sort of sped up from the chair just to be able to touch her beautiful ass cheek before she raised her foot up the first step. She turned to me and we came together in a warm, delicate kiss. My tongue did things on i

Star Anise

33533353 views4141 comments2222 favs

She wonders if Minh knows fear, if it is something that forms in the womb, like fingernails.

Woman, Running Late, in a Dress

32523252 views2424 comments1717 favs

Gasps and shouts, a hand on my arm, sequined gowns and expensive colognes parting before me. And then, there, Raymond’s crumpled form on the hardwood floor of the foyer, like a sleeve torn from a jacket, the stitches frayed and useless.


32273227 views1414 comments99 favs

"She gave me a "you're fucking stupid, kid" look and handed me a of cigarettes. It was all downhill from there."