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Elysium Fields 1 by Mark Lichterman
A beautiful woman wanting to live the life of a Jewish American Princess, (J.A.P.) Marsha’s expectations of me somewhat exaggerated because, to say the least, I’d always been a very moderate income earner. ..
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Elysium Fields 12: Bare Ass by Mark Lichterman
Looking at his wife as she lay flat upon her back: Black hair bound into a pony-tail, long legs and thin thighs, her dark hair trimmed to a fine triangle, Marsha had a flat stomach, moderately sized breasts with silver-dollar size, dark areola.....
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Elysium Fields 15:Joining by Mark Lichterman
Oddly, the thought of being naked and actually meeting three other naked people, two of them being men, oddly, now seemed to be rather natural. ..
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Elysium Fields 16: Wine by Mark Lichterman
Glancing in his direction, their eyes touching, each quickly looked away, however, slightly changing positions, Sandy purposely opened a little more of herself to Mitchell’s view. ..
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Elysium Fields 19: Exposed by Mark Lichterman
There are limits even in a nudist park, especially in this family oriented nudist park. “This is my wife!” Mitchell snarled. “What the hell do you think you’re doing?” ..
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Elysium Fields 20: Utopia Lost by Mark Lichterman
As old world explorers eventually brought plague to the natives of virgin lands, Nate had become the despoiler of Marsha Goldman’s paradise, and Marsha Lipensky knew that the paradise of her youth now existed only in mind and memory...
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Elysium Fields 21: Lizzie by Mark Lichterman
Amazing how fast extraordinary things can become ordinary because here I was: completely naked sitting with my completely naked wife having a conversation about a sexual deviate because of a sexual deviate thinking of a woman that I once loved, and still might, as all the while naked men and women ..
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Elysium Fields 22: Cycle by Mark Lichterman
Having something akin to a hormonal epiphany, sensing a moistening in her vagina and the tightening of her nipples, and, Oh, yeah! Marsha Lipensky liked the way her husband looked… A whole lot! ..
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Elysium Fields 23: Coward by Mark Lichterman
A nagging thought triggered by Clyde’s obscene gesture: Did I do enough? What did Marsha expect me to do? He thought, hit him?..
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Elysium Fields 25: Orgy 1 by Mark Lichterman
The bubbling Jacuzzi containing, minimally, two dozen naked men and women; some sitting upon the coping with legs dangling in the water. But – no monitors here – most of the men and women in the water were in varying degrees of…? camaraderie. ..
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Elysium Fields 26: Orgy 2 by Mark Lichterman
Having no idea why; possibly a dormant, prurient gene from her mother which, possibly, might explain Marsha’s rapid acclimation to Elysium and her lack of modesty…No! At her absolute enjoyment at being nude amongst strangers and seeing strangers, especially men strangers’ nude...
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Elysium Fields 3: Penis Talk by Mark Lichterman
Okay, I’ll admit it! It was a bit gratifying to see that, though far from the relaxed appearance of the ‘greatly more endowed’, I was, appearance wise, in a relaxed appearance far from the ‘least endowed’ of the many men that I saw on this day. ..
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Elysium Fields 5: Marsha by Mark Lichterman
Standing spread eagled with his palms held flat onto the shower wall, tepid water cascading over his body, thoughts of Sandy came to mind, along with the warm touch of her breast to his lips and her hand upon his penis... ..
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Elysium Fields 6: Black Girl by Mark Lichterman
“Mister Lipensky… Mitchell, Most women will shy away from a place like this. Just keep reminding your wife that we are ‘family oriented’ and 'clothing optional' and that she doesn't have to get undressed unless she wants to."..
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Elysium Fields 7: Nude Black Woman by Mark Lichterman
Oh, yeah! And I was finding it erotic as hell to be a few feet from this newly met, beautiful woman that was not only looking at my erected penis, albeit through rippling water, that actually thought it flattering that I even had an erection. ..
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Elysium Fields 9: Sex Room by Mark Lichterman
Sexual intercourse, for me, was never ‘casual’. Actually, I’ve never made love to a woman that I didn’t truly feel ‘something’ for. Sexual intercourse, for me, was always deeply emotional.....
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Elysium Fields13:Hugged Nude by Mark Lichterman
“Hi, Evie,” he said, “nice to know you.” While thinking, nice ass. As now – knowing how ‘things’ can become magnified in gently rippling water – stooping in the water as though to keep his shoulders from burning, attempting to hide what was absolutely no longer in hiding. ..
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Elysium Fields14: Horny by Mark Lichterman
“Hey, I’ve an Idea!” Trying not to be obvious, studying Evie’s small, but noticeable breasts and her small, but noticeable dark nipples, “Yeah, what’s that?” Mitchell asked. ..
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ElysiumFields 11: Naked People by Mark Lichterman
Feeling strange… No! Feeling downright weird being outside, among possibly a hundred other people walking alongside of a naked man, even if that naked man was her husband... ..
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ElysiumFields10: Coaxing Marsha by Mark Lichterman
Switching the light on her nightstand on, turning onto her side, facing me, “You’re so tan!” Both of us completely nude, tracing her finger from my chest to my, now limp penis, “How come you hardly have any tan lines?” ..
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Emily's Loss by Debra Purdy Kong
This flash fiction piece is based on a true incident that happened years ago, on a Toronto street in daylight. I didn't think readers would believe me if I wrote it that way. The story first appeared in flashquake in March 2002...
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Energy -- Natural Traditional Asian Nutrient - Oriental Aphrodisiac - Russian's Secret for Olympic Trainees -- An Ancient Remedy - ANTI-AGING by Karen Dunn
Elk Velvet Antler - the Oriental Secret is now in the USA. Scientifically proven. LifeQuest Nutrient Capsules have received government approval for Good Manufacturing Practice (GMP). BR>BR>So I found the "FOUNTAIN OF YOUTH" -- possibly --probably -- you be the judge! While surfing on the net one d..
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Enjoy a chapter from A Brownstone in Brooklyn! by J.E. Thompson
"Sister Love" a character introduced in Chapter Six of A Brownstone in Brooklyn will capture your interest and then your heart!..
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Enjoy the PROLOGUE to Philly Style and Philly Profile! by J.E. Thompson
After Reading the "Prologue" please click on the link to listen to the audio version of Philly Style and Philly Profile!..
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Enormous Families: The New Normal? by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado
A woman tries to understand why some people choose to have so many kids in their families...
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Entertaining Shoppers by Helen Downey
Have you ever watched others while shopping?..
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Epitaph by Anthony Hall
Short story, based on a memory of what happened one evening many years ago.....
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Essie by Pier Tyler
She is a fictional character, but do remember her.....
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View Photo of Eugenics in the 21st Century Read excerpt from Eugenics in the 21st Century Eugenics in the 21st Century by Chris the Abducted Alien
My reply to a FACEBOOK chat.....
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Everything Familiar by Sandy Knauer
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Excerpt - Stephanie's Emerald Fever by Topaz Publishing
Stephanie journey to the 1800's ..
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excerpt from Innocents Pray, an unpublished work by Lisa Lickel
This is an excerpt from a work I'll submitting as a request to return to a new publishers after some small editing...
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Excerpt from Karma by Shay Nolon
You reap what you sow...
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Excerpt from Surreal in Saudi by mary doreen
An excerpt from the book, Surreal in Saudi. A look into the women's prison in Riydah, Saudi Arabia...
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Excerpt from The Castlereagh Connection by Mel Hathorn
Governor Rockland’s Office State Capital Hartford, CT 8:30 a.m. “The governor will see you now.” The crisp tone of the Governor’s personal secretary contrasted with her soft skirt and peach angora linen jacket. She smiled at DCF Commissioner Frederick Fractor as she opened the d..
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Excerpt from the novel, TRASH FIRE yet to be published by geraldine nesbitt
After the death of her son, Julie sees her life falling apart, and her marriage crumbling. She decides to go away on a retreat to reflect, and come to terms with her grief. ..
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Excerpt from WHITE HANDS by Barbara Wright
In the early eighties, three women investigate the bombing of a Salvadoran village during the Civil War...
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Expectations by Graham whittaker
A very special pregnancy.....
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Experienced Only Need Apply by Carolyn Bass
Mabel's out to beat breast cancer, even if it means telling her longtime husband Fred that he wasn't her first lover...
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Eyes, the Mirror of the Heart by Rodney Bohen
Don't sell your point! For true confidence merely whispers it in conquering form and fashion! Don't yell your fury! For true fury pours out quietly from the proper decanter, ..
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Family Recipe by Jane Sutton
A woman follows an old family recipe with surprising results..
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Father and Son by Mark Lichterman
At the end of the war, when defense plants began the process of retooling for the produce of peace, the massive work forces were being cut back and, knowing he’d be out of a job shortly, Walter decided that then might be the best time to combine business with pleasure and began to think of looking f..
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Father's Photo by Roxanne Smolen
Childhood memories shape the adult...
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Feeling Backward by Jerelyn Craden
A quiet revelation in a small town car wash...
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FF: Why Can't I Find a Super Man? -- No. 1 by Marie Wadsworth
Lois Lane, The Daily Planet's star reporter, interviews Gotham City playboy and philanthropist Bruce Wayne...
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FF: Why Can't I Find a Super Man? -- No. 2 by Marie Wadsworth
In this episode, Lois Lane and her intended share a quite moment in his penthouse before attending the Wayne Foundation's charity ball...
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View Photo of Fifth Avenue Angel Read excerpt from Fifth Avenue Angel Fifth Avenue Angel by Justin Fox
When a young man enters a city coffee shop, he is lulled by the interior; the rot-iron tables and chairs, the sounds of the coffee makers, and the unique smells of the freshly baked muffins and pastries. But something else happens, a woman he has never seen walks by the coffee shop window. Immedia..
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Filling In the Blanks In Blank's Apartment by anne cunningham
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Final Paradox by Mary E, Martin by Mary Martin
You've heard of corruption in high places? Of course, haven't we all. Here's a scene from Final Paradox, the second in the Osgoode Trilogy. Acting for his elderly client, Norma Dinnick, Harry Jenkins has applied to court for the return of shares alledgedly taken by Archie Brinks. Mr. Justice has tak..
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Final Paradox, a fraud upon a fraud Mary E. Martin by Mary Martin
Norma Dinnick, one of Harrys elderly clients, teeters between lucidity and madness. What is real? In this passage from Final Paradox, Norma recollects how the fraud began so many years ago and how George Pappas is still demanding the money. ..
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