Stories tagged “playful”

  • Maybe a Good Night?

    I heard Nathaniel’s sentence stop in the middle. I could tell that he had more to say, but I didn’t feel like wriggling it out of him. Once upon a time I would have. I’d learned how to understand their expressions, tones, and other th...

  • Tossed Away

    I serve all Every size, color, and shape, Vegetarians and aspiring carnivores I serve all. I do my job, I clean up nicely Suffering the chapped lips and bad breath, I do my job. AND THEN: I am tossed away Unneeded, not cared for, Crumpled up and in t...

    • Author: Ari Marx
    • Posted about 4 years ago.
  • The Artist and the Model (Mature)

    “Now stretch your arms full length before you. Take your fingertips and ever so slowly run them down the length of your body.” Gerome was as much an artist with women as he was with canvass and paints. Grace, his newest model grinned at him...

  • Crystal (CDE)

    Crystal crossed her arms in front of the mirror frustrated with what she saw. Beanpole tall with a long, narrow face—she looked like a damned shovel. Irritated, she pushed a thick wad of black hair out of her face and held it back with two finger...