Something Achingly Beautiful

Love was never easy because suffering was never optional. But there was something gorgeous in the act of arching backs writhing in anticipation of ripping hearts from chests, something achingly beautiful in the brutality of it all. © Nicole Lyons 2017  

No Trespassing

He pitched himself onto me, inside of me; somehow his smooth laugh and the electric blue of his necktie cut a path through the underbrush beneath my skirt, and I liked the way his jacket caught the breeze when he hung it on your no trespassing sign, and how he sighed so deeply when the … Continue reading No Trespassing

Fuck Fear – Jason Kynge

Fear. It conjures many images in our mind reading it. But I'm not talking about spiders or my irrational fear of opening a door; afraid someone will burst in at the same time and break my fingers. I mean those fears that come when we enter a relationship. See I had hit a wall awhile … Continue reading Fuck Fear – Jason Kynge

Love Notes From Humanity

I am so pleased, and very honoured, to be included in Feminine Collective's newest treasure alongside these amazing writers. "Curated with love by Feminine Collective, many from this collection have been published on the site since its beginning. Others you will read are new pieces that were written just for this collection. The writers of … Continue reading Love Notes From Humanity

Over The Edge – Jason King

  Do you know you're dying.... literally at this moment as you sit there and read this....you are closer to death....tick tick tick....this is an idea.... a thought....that I am obsessed with....because my time here is temporary....one day....just a blink....I will be dust....nothing more than a memory....it used to terrify the fuck out of me....now … Continue reading Over The Edge – Jason King

Flirting With Danger – Jason King

Oh how I want to write something that will uplift the masses....offer encouragement....but I can't....that's not where I'm at....where I'm at is flirting with danger....I know this because I've been here before....many years ago....I didn't think I'd be back....but I am....dancing with nostalgia....flirting once again with old demons....my familiar friends....the ones that never leave me....only … Continue reading Flirting With Danger – Jason King

By My Own Admission #2 – S.L. Heaton

  By my own admission...I am lonely...   I have been single for over three years now...I don't mind being alone. I'm comfortable in my own skin and I quite enjoy my own company...but I cannot tell a lie...it gets lonely.   I'm as independent as they come...I don't need anyone. I'm good with it … Continue reading By My Own Admission #2 – S.L. Heaton

This Shots For You – Jason King

  I'm listening to blues for the westside....Ronnie earl and the broadcasters....I have a love for grimy blues....it fits my mood today....I write about love often....today however is one of those days I'm asking why the fuck I do that....because I can easily tell you about loss much easier.....and everything love isn't supposed to be.... … Continue reading This Shots For You – Jason King

Stand In The Fire – Jason King

    So as it turns out I'm single again....yes you read that right....I may have broken a new record for myself....only took me less than 48 hours to fuck up what I thought was going to be something great and otherworldly....something that people would tell stories about....apparently I was very mistaken....looks like I'll be … Continue reading Stand In The Fire – Jason King

The Candle and The Fire – Jason King

  I love sex....I'll say that again....I fucking love sex....I'm a man... I know it supposed to just go with the territory....it's not just the act of penetration I enjoy though....although that moment when you first enter someone for the first time....is possibly one of the greatest things ever....if I ever win the lottery I'll … Continue reading The Candle and The Fire – Jason King