Monthly Archives: August 2013

Sappho, fragment 16

Originally posted on SENTENTIAE ANTIQUAE:
Some say a force of horsemen, some say infantry and others say a fleet of ships is the loveliest thing on the dark earth, but I say it is the one you love   It…

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Beautiful Vampire Girl

Certain stock images get used over and over again on covers, and the beautiful vampire girl on the cover of my copy of Thomas Emson’s Krimson has been adapted for at least six other vampire stories. In no particular order: … Continue reading

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Supine

I spread her legs, wrap scarves around, And tighten till she’s trapped and bound, I stretch her arms wide, lock them tight, A satin blindfold takes her sight, I drink champagne in little sips And moisturise her perfect lips I … Continue reading

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My True Love

My true love’s true love’s true love’s me Triangular perversity! For I love R and R loves G And G insists we’re meant to be Yes, G is gorgeous, sexy too, Can make me come the whole night through; But … Continue reading

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Synthetic Love

Do not read this. Just press the ‘Back’ button of your browser and pretend you were never here… My lover keeps me in a box Mahogany with silver locks He keeps me secret, out of sight, And only lets me … Continue reading

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Pride and Prejudice

I have, it is true, ranted and railed about the tiresome trope of romances with handsome millionaires, but there is one exception at least that always gets me, to the extent that I have to dry my eyes, frequently, to … Continue reading

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In the Garden

When ancient stars were newly born A glorious vale embraced the dawn Its forests dark with shady night Now pierced by javelins of light Both beautiful and barbarous Both reverent and riotous So full of clamour, free of strife, Alive … Continue reading

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