Putting the bee in BDSM

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Pete had become more comfortable with the idea that he liked to be the submissive one in the bedroom. So much so, that he now found himself at a Starbucks awaiting the arrival of a true “domme.” He was excited. He could hardly control himself. A real domme. A woman who actually wanted to dominate a man. He could not believe his luck.

Being submissive to a woman as a man with any sense of an ego, no matter how much of a turn on, is not something one wants broadcast in public. Pete definitely wanted that particular detail of…


Maybe she’s hungry?

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On a warm October morning, Simon’s mind wandered as he collected eggs from the chicken coop. He went from hen to hen and gently slipped his hand under each to feel for an egg. It wasn’t unusual for a hen to give him some attitude when doing so, but nothing too much. When Simon approached Agnes, his favorite hen in the henhouse, she turned to face him and began to hiss like a cat. She looked like she was preparing to pounce.

Startled, Simon stopped dead in his tracks. “Come on, Agnes. It’s just me…” The hissing grew louder and…


A haiku

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Flowing from life’s birth

An omnipotent parent

Respected and not

Mark James

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