A witching hour drive

He left at 02:54. The air had the half-hearted chill of an African autumn. He loved that almost cold - crisp. Gravel crunched louder than their hushed goodbyes. The pale electric light caught puffs of breath and he climbed in. It was an hour's drive home on a mostly unlit road. He loved the dark because his imagination filled … Continue reading A witching hour drive

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Lesbians will die virgins (and other stupid ideas about sexuality)

When did you lose your virginity? Think back to the first time you had sex. Think of the scent of sweat and deodorant and the room or the grass or the seats. Was it planned? Did it happen in the moment? How did you feel about it afterward? I was twenty-three. I'd been saving myself for marriage, or at least … Continue reading Lesbians will die virgins (and other stupid ideas about sexuality)