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My sun is coming up

If this is how you love, lover in a dance of steel and teeth, feathering pain across unwilling skin, take your need somewhere else, because your kisses leave me bloodless and I am no admirer of vampires, even those with metaphorical fangs.

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The Gorgon

Chthonic beauty is less blessing and more curse. She was soft skinned before diamond scales flashed, before blood turned acid and hair streamed to a venomous, hissing river. Before she was gorgon and eye contact curdled skin to stone; that simple flesh that would have … Continue reading

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