We, Ourselves [poem]

We are the sons of witches, and we are the daughters of Hell, And we are the feral children of powers ancient and fell; And once we sang the death-songs, and beat the chanter’s drum, And once we read the entrails to speak of days to come, And once were wed to the Gods, and … Continue reading We, Ourselves [poem]

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Up The Cuts [#ownvoices translesbian erotica]

[CW alcohol, slurs/transphobia, kink] “Don’t let them break you, Don’t let them tell you who you are! Doesn’t matter where you come from, You’ll always have a floor to sleep on, And you have your bamboo bones, Blind ambition, nervous energy, Skin of your teeth; Push back, push back, push back With every word and … Continue reading Up The Cuts [#ownvoices translesbian erotica]

The Land Without a President (essay, politics and current events)

The 2016 election was interesting because nobody won. Both of the major parties went miles out of their way to field the absolute least appealing candidates they could dredge up, and these candidates campaigned to gain “support” on the platforms of not being one another. At the end of the day, Donald Trump “won” with … Continue reading The Land Without a President (essay, politics and current events)

Short Story: ‘The Widow’ [BDSM supernatural erotica]

THE WIDOW Lizzie had to do it. It had been almost a year since she’d done it last, and she’d thought she was done with it, thought she’d finally be able to move on.  But earlier that day she’d seen something—something routine, something innocuous, downright stupid—one of those magnetic yellow ribbons on the back of … Continue reading Short Story: ‘The Widow’ [BDSM supernatural erotica]

Short story: ‘Back The Way You Came’ (Rural horror / Southern Gothic)

Back the Way you Came My cousin Erwin is one of the best people I know.  Erwin is also nuttier than a squirrel cellar. I don’t know all the details, and it’s none of my business, but Erwin never had much of a childhood.  He never talked much, and he sported shiners from time to … Continue reading Short story: ‘Back The Way You Came’ (Rural horror / Southern Gothic)

Gretchen Ruins Heathenry, Part 2: The Volsungasaga in summary [story and video]

The tale of Sigurd the Volsung is one of the most important central narratives of pagan Germanic literature and continues to strongly influence the fantasy genre to this day, but translations are often gross oversimplifications or written in difficult and inaccessible language. Here, our hero presents a summary in her own words that she hopes … Continue reading Gretchen Ruins Heathenry, Part 2: The Volsungasaga in summary [story and video]