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Bottoms Up

“When I’ve painted a woman’s bottom so that I want to touch it, then is finished.” Pierre Auguste Renoir (1841–1919).

Last October, two-thirds of the way through a desperately messy first-ish draft of… 906 more words


In which I accidentally acquire an Italian toyboy

I decided to give the Singles Night another try. A different night, a different town. I sign up to it before the momentous third date… 1,230 more words


[Welcome Week] Back to School

August 31st, 2014 8:28 PM

Cooking at Jason and Andrew’s at the moment; ah, how lovely it is to cook with and for people. :) 536 more words


XY: You Can Never Really Know - Hopefully the Last First Date

I have to be there at 8pm..what time is it now? 7:40 pm. I better get going. 

Do I smell alright? Sniff sniff…could be better. Opening the bottom drawer of the desk in my office, I reach for the old spice deodorant I keep there in case of emergency. 884 more words

First Date

goodbye, august.

summer is slipping away. she fell through my fingers quick this year, it seems. i guess it always seems that way.

there seems to be a theme of change echoing around these words of mine, lately. 382 more words



Welcome to the Forest Lake Writers’ Project. Our goal is to bring Forest Lake students, parents, administrators, school staff, alumni, teachers, and community members together to share our multiplicity of voices. 111 more words


In The Solace Of Her Shade

I’ve come back home

to the church of my girlhood dreams

 where the branches bend

yet seldom succumb to breaking

 in the solace of her shade… 247 more words