Tag Archives: Love

Oh, those Fantasy Fallback Crushes


Several years ago, when I started this blog I wrote about Fantasy Fallback Crushes. (https://blatherbabe.wordpress.com/2012/01/10/the-deep-lush-soul-of-an-irishman/) A fantasy fallback crush is a person you fantasize about when you’re going through a break-up, or a dry period, or maybe you’re just bored … Continue reading

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Want


I want to be manhandled Pressed against a wall Thrown around like a ragdoll Not hurt But subdued In a playful way I want you to pull Aphrodite from me And make Diana sit on her bow And wait And … Continue reading

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OOOOOOOPS!!!!!!


I was dating this guy recently.  It had been a couple of weeks since we’d seen each other and we had a date coming up, so, I wanted to prime the pump, as it were.  I had read something on … Continue reading

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Love, Travel and Writing ( and how a psychic foretold it all!)


Love is what brought me back to writing.  Go figure. I was parked and camped at the Cow Palace in 2011, at The Great Dickens Christmas Fair, and there I was, a homeless boothie/vendor/member of the great family that is … Continue reading

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The Travelers: Angela


Angela had spent her whole life stifled, taken in by the town in which she lived; muted, stilled, unable to move beyond the boundaries of either herself or this place.  She was hopeless and mundane, knowing that if there was … Continue reading

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Bittersweet


There’s a time when you like A man whose space Doesn’t coincide with your space Whose jagged edges Rub brusquely against Your most tender parts You tear You whine You whimper But ever to yourself You never let him know … Continue reading

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A SPARKLY FANTASY


He was sparkly Like a handheld firework on a July night in 1964 And she felt about him the way she had at the age of six About that sparkler in her hand Excited And happy And like the special-ist … Continue reading

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