Lovers and Friends

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Newest
Emerging Love
Series: Lovers and Friends. Price: Free! Words: 1,070. Language: English. Published: July 5, 2013. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Romance » Contemporary
(5.00 from 1 review)
A cautionary tale about love lost at sea, told from the vantage points of the memory at sea, and an old scotch pine in my yard. Love may fill a heart with its fires at one moment, and at the next strike it cold and unapproachable. Emerging Love is testimony to the incredible power that love has over our lives. 540 words. 18+
When We Were Friends
Series: Lovers and Friends. Price: Free! Words: 1,470. Language: Canadian English. Published: May 28, 2016. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(5.00 from 1 review)
Read this poem with a glass of wine and a fresh log in the fireplace. In a world sadly battered by institutional disloyalty, friendships, both old and new, are vital to the sustenance of life within us. Ponder the poignant memories of a long-lost friend, and ask yourself if the heroes really have vanished from our midst. Even better, think about your current friends in a new light. ~1000 wds.
The Black Swan
Series: Lovers and Friends. Price: Free! Words: 670. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2017. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Contemporary Poetry, Fiction » Poetry » Female authors
A poem about a lover I finally met recently. My memories and hopefulness help us find a happy ending. No adult-only content.
Hot Tar and Woody: Happy Memories of Youth
Series: Lovers and Friends. Price: Free! Words: 2,830. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Biographies, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
This short memoir centers on my memories of budding sexuality. I can never forget my first lover, at the end of high school, who treated me like gold. Although I was in the closet about also liking girls, and had a lesbian best friend, my first time could not have been with a better guy at a better time. I'll always be grateful to Woody for showing me the way in matters of love. 18+. ~2350 words.
The Powers of Prophecy
Series: Lovers and Friends. Price: Free! Words: 3,590. Language: English. Published: May 5, 2018. Categories: Nonfiction » Gay & Lesbian » Coming out, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » General
What would you do if you made a brave coming out to your family, and the worst things happened to you as a result? Annie is fourteen when she tells her homophobic family that she is gay, and all seems benign until her devout sister Christine takes on a malevolent hatred for her. Christine warns her that God will subject her to punishments, and what occurs traumatizes Annie. ~3,000 words.
Poems for a Favoured Lover
Series: Lovers and Friends. Price: Free! Words: 1,120. Language: English. Published: May 23, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Poetry » Gay & lesbian, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Will she ever be ready to leave the closet? I've waited for years, and still she won't end my misery. Are these poems the answer? Adult-only.
Sandra's Last Goodbye
Series: Lovers and Friends. Price: Free! Words: 1,580. Language: English. Published: June 16, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Biographical, Fiction » Women's fiction » General
(4.00 from 1 review)
Sandra visits her ailing mother one last time, and carries away a memory she will always cherish. Driven from her home by cruel older siblings, Sandra and her mother's bond is as strong as ever, if not stronger. Sandra receives a message from her mother on the night she died - was it a dream, or did her mother truly visit her? ~1,000 words.
Nine Tails of the Sphinx
Series: Lovers and Friends. Price: Free! Words: 1,300. Language: English. Published: September 20, 2018. Categories: Fiction » Literary collections » Female authors, Fiction » Gay & lesbian fiction » Lesbian
Told in four flash-fiction parts, this story traces out the life of a woman whose life is scarred and ultimately defined by a single event. Raped in high school and needing an abortion, she sets out in the world and enters the labyrinth that will become her existence. She can accept no man as all men remind her of the rapist, so she takes up with women. Finally, she seeks an ultimate escape. 18+.