A Relationship Defined by Paper

My whole life I've waited for... a piece of paper? To legally say, "I am married" is to say "I own a piece of paper from the government that says so." In the last few years, I don't think I could've felt anymore married than I already do. When I wake up, my love is…

No Stranger Love

At a half hour past midnight, the alarm I set on my phone echoed through the vacant library. I resolved it was time to retire for the night. I may need some sleep in order to ace my finals.┬áBesides a few breaks to the ladies' room and the vending machine, I'd spent the entirety of…

Lies Hidden in Alcohol

Just for a few hours, they said. It'll be fun, they said. When everything in my life came crashing down forever ago, I wanted to do absolutely nothing but sit, sulk, and wait for the days to be over. My friends wouldn't let me have it. So, to a party I went. Inside the grand…

The Words of Sex

Smooth and rough. Perfume meets musk. Feet entangled. Eyes locked. Clawing. Pulling closer. Fistfuls of hair in hand. Heavy, ragged breaths tickle. Trails of nibbles and kisses. Tingling pleasures head to toe. Sighs of contentment. Climbing hundreds of feet off the ground. Power. Friction. The burning of a constant rubbing. An itch. An ache. That…