Stories tagged sex

States of Residency

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My grandmother was born on a wooden table, in a dark kitchen, in a blue house, in an apple orchard. When she was seven and complained of a sore throat, the same doctor who birthed her took her tonsils out on that rough-hewn table where she was born, where

Ambulance

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Once you start telling the truth it's hard to quit. You look around and reasons are everywhere. It's like a new appliance, truth-telling, a can opener that's so good you barely have to turn it.On the phone my sister asks me why I don't come out and see her in San…

Oops

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Ok so oops. I messed that up. I made it sexual when it was sweet. Oops. I swear it was the beer. Ok I lie. I always lie.

The Sun from Under Water

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There was a thing she liked to do in the pool—after running and sweating—and that was to exhale as much air as she could stand, then hold her nose and sink to the bottom and just look up at the surface of the water, the way the sun hit it, the way the liq

Dog Horse Man

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His appearance had never suggested health, but his body had once been fleshy, his skin pale and soft because he never went outside in the daytime.

Breach of Faith

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You love your wife and would never do anything to hurt her. In thirteen years of marriage you’ve never been unfaithful, never done more than glance at another woman. Until tonight. Tonight you got lucky. Oh God, how you got lucky!

American Kids

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Bristol likes Levi to fuck her with his hockey mask on, behind a tree in the church courtyard.

Apple

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Madeleines, which he hadn’t touched in twelve years, had a place in all this, were accessories in his daughter’s violation.

sex at antioch

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the definition of beauty is easy

Little Red - Part I

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Well, then buy me a gimlet and hold the olive with the little red thingy in it, I say. Wondering why I said it. On account of there's no reason to think he's not going to bite me.

13 Crimes Against Love, or, the Crow's Confession

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He's kneeling on the floor of his West Village apartment, by the door, asking me to leave. He first said he saw someone once a week. But what he means is that they sleep together every night, as they live together, and spend their Sundays together.

Moths Mating

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At midnight the chrysalis splits and the female moth emerges, her six-inch wingspan rumpled, her mouthless segmented torso limber and curved like a smile. The male's there waiting for her. With a shudder of fragile patterns they mate, knotting…

Fragment of an Early Novel of the 21st Century

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But, as his mind twisted like a square peg beating a hole into a round mallet, he sensed it had something to do with penguins. Not that he knew anything about penguins, at that point in time. That would come later, in his days, after this history, where h

A Message from Upstate VII

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My wife’s voice behind me says, “Where did you get that godawful tee shirt?”

Our Organs Settle

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I can feel his large intestines against my stomach when he is on top of me, like a fat cat on an old couch.