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Monthly Archives: March 2010

Of the 45 women, 35 said they desired sex; 34 said they had experienced orgasms; 24 felt that pleasure for both sexes was a reason for intercourse; and about three-quarters of them engaged in it at least once a week.

Decades before Kinsey, Stanford professor Clelia Mosher polled Victorian-era women on their bedroom behavior—then kept the startling results under wraps. (via)

the body’s shoddy ceremonies

I’ve just sold a poem to Aoife’s Kiss, which will come out in their September issue.

“pics or it never happened” no longer applies

Content Aware Fill Sneak Peak

over a kind of script we’ve created

In preparation for NaPoWriMo, I’m coming up with some poetry ideas. I have a few topics I want to tackle (Alzheimer’s and my maternal grandparents, a praise poem to bunnies, etc.) and a few forms to work on, including: hay(na)ku: A tercet of 6 words: 1 in the first line, 2 in the second line, […]

Michelle shrieked. Oh my god, you are, aren’t you? You’re like, sucking a candle! she said, her voice suddenly loud. What few people who remained in the office shuffled over to her desk. Oh my god, this is really gross. Have you no decency? You’re such a pervert, going down on a candle.

Read “Dining by Candlelight” by Nick Kocz.


I’m doing NaPoWriMo again this year. Like last year, I’ll be posting NaPoWriMo inspirational poems here and at Vary the Line, and linking to cool prompts at sites like Read Write Poem. I won’t be posting my poems (I want to be able to submit them for publication later) but I’ll be talking about what […]

bouse de là!

whatever it is we are together

Alba published my love poem “A Kind of Honey.”


My sister was doing geneological research last night, and she found out that we’re direct descendants of Geoffrey Chaucer. He was my 17-greats grandfather.

2010: A Space Oddity

Wow, the NRA is advertising on my site. They’re so not who I picture as Project Wonderful’s demographic, but me and my gun will totally take their money. Back from Tuscaloosa, from 2010: A Space Oddity, at the University of Alabama. I drove down with Peg Duthie (she drove, I navigated incompetently*). We got a […]