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I have 231 stories published in 11 collections on the site.
My stories have been read 226272 times and 67 of my stories have been cherry picked.

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Like a burning flame cradled between her hands, you lit her up. You were made together, and together you made a beautiful mess


I run miles on sand but never get far enough away from you I'm writing fervent, feverish letters in my head all the things I never said

Rock/ Paper

You are a noun, verb, adjective to me the words in the book I never wrote the loving way the sentences curled into each other like waves you and me under the sheet I watch you sleep

Leila - February 9, 2011

This means nothing. But then I found that I’d stopped breathing since he’d first touched me, and my heart was in my mouth and my ears bursting with the noise in my head


The avocado sits on the wooden cutting board, ripe and ready to be eaten. I could spoon Dijon mustard onto it, a little salt and lemon and eat it up, standing there in my quiet kitchen, alone.