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SCREW CHOCOLATE

SCREW CHOCOLATE a collection of 14 QUEER valentines to get you through February 14 by  YYC Queer Writers curated by M. Jane Colette photography by Jennifer Weihmann  NOW UP: Valentine 1: Mountains & Moments by T Valentine 2: Karma, in Pronouns by Marzena Czarnecka

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SCREW CHOCOLATE

SCREW CHOCOLATE a collection of 14 QUEER valentines to get you through February 14 by  YYC Queer Writers curated by M. Jane Colette photography by Jennifer Weihmann  NOW UP: Valentine 1: Mountains & Moments by T Valentine 2: Karma, in Pronouns by Marzena Czarnecka

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ALTER EGO IN A RED TIE by Lotis Cervantes

Sara and I were dating for almost two years now and everything had been going really well. Until two days ago… ‘Will you marry me?’ We were celebrating her promotion to manager in the bookstore she’s been working in since we

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ALTER EGO IN A RED TIE by Lotis Cervantes

Sara and I were dating for almost two years now and everything had been going really well. Until two days ago… ‘Will you marry me?’ We were celebrating her promotion to manager in the bookstore she’s been working in since we

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DELIVERY by Elisa Kae

This was one of those days that Emily was glad she could work from home. It was a blustery mid-February afternoon and she was honestly relieved she wouldn’t be inundated by throngs of co-workers asking about her plans for this

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DELIVERY by Elisa Kae

This was one of those days that Emily was glad she could work from home. It was a blustery mid-February afternoon and she was honestly relieved she wouldn’t be inundated by throngs of co-workers asking about her plans for this

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THE SHY GIRL’s GUIDE TO SEXTING by M. Jane Colette

—Hi. 🙂 —I was just thinking about you too. —Oh, you know. Stuff. —Maybe… what were you thinking? —Oh. —Well… yes, maybe, a little shocked. I didn’t expect you to be so… explicit? —No, not offended, just… —Oh. —Mmmmm. —No…

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THE SHY GIRL’s GUIDE TO SEXTING by M. Jane Colette

—Hi. 🙂 —I was just thinking about you too. —Oh, you know. Stuff. —Maybe… what were you thinking? —Oh. —Well… yes, maybe, a little shocked. I didn’t expect you to be so… explicit? —No, not offended, just… —Oh. —Mmmmm. —No…

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UNMENTIONABLES by Alyssa Linn Palmer

Valentine’s Day eve. Vee moved in just a few weeks ago, a huge step for both of us, and one I still worry about. Not about us, never. We’re solid. But about others, and their opinions, yes, sometimes. What is

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UNMENTIONABLES by Alyssa Linn Palmer

Valentine’s Day eve. Vee moved in just a few weeks ago, a huge step for both of us, and one I still worry about. Not about us, never. We’re solid. But about others, and their opinions, yes, sometimes. What is

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INSTRUCTIONS by PW Zelli

Kissing, full body contact, legs interlaced, moving slowly, pleasure increases. Sitting up, moving so that clit to clit is enjoyed. Weight back on arms, so that more pressure can be applied. So warm, so wet, so welcome. Laying back now,

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INSTRUCTIONS by PW Zelli

Kissing, full body contact, legs interlaced, moving slowly, pleasure increases. Sitting up, moving so that clit to clit is enjoyed. Weight back on arms, so that more pressure can be applied. So warm, so wet, so welcome. Laying back now,

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ELIZABETH by Nola Sarina

I meet Elizabeth the first day I finally commit to an $85 monthly membership at a twenty-four-hour all-women’s gym. All I’m thinking about is the ellipticals and the sauna. Also, shedding at least twenty-five pounds. I’m not interested, not at all,

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ELIZABETH by Nola Sarina

I meet Elizabeth the first day I finally commit to an $85 monthly membership at a twenty-four-hour all-women’s gym. All I’m thinking about is the ellipticals and the sauna. Also, shedding at least twenty-five pounds. I’m not interested, not at all,

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GET THE FUCK UP AND LOVE by Dallas Barnes

So here’s the thing… When you are crazy (and I am, and it’s mine, and I fucking claim the word), you question everything about yourself. Some questions that have actually occurred: I know my throat is raw and I can’t

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GET THE FUCK UP AND LOVE by Dallas Barnes

So here’s the thing… When you are crazy (and I am, and it’s mine, and I fucking claim the word), you question everything about yourself. Some questions that have actually occurred: I know my throat is raw and I can’t

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WANT by T

His lips are sweet with me and the sheets and his fingers are covered in my cum and trailing my skin gently. Nightstand light glows soft over my words. ‘I don’t know what I want right now.’ The tail end

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WANT by T

His lips are sweet with me and the sheets and his fingers are covered in my cum and trailing my skin gently. Nightstand light glows soft over my words. ‘I don’t know what I want right now.’ The tail end

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SUNRISE by Brooke Nicholas

I. The night was so dark. It was in its darkness that a love was broken. The bonds were not strong enough to last the test of time. The light from the heart not strong enough to guide them home. Perhaps

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SUNRISE by Brooke Nicholas

I. The night was so dark. It was in its darkness that a love was broken. The bonds were not strong enough to last the test of time. The light from the heart not strong enough to guide them home. Perhaps

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TRY by M. Jane Colette

Once, I begged a love to stay. It was awful. I had abandoned all pride, all dignity, all reason. I wasn’t a woman—I wasn’t a human. I was a mass of love, lust, and unspent desire. And I begged. I

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TRY by M. Jane Colette

Once, I begged a love to stay. It was awful. I had abandoned all pride, all dignity, all reason. I wasn’t a woman—I wasn’t a human. I was a mass of love, lust, and unspent desire. And I begged. I

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IT HAPPENS LIKE THIS by Dana Stan

It all started with the spark of a lighter—a cigarette being lit and the smoke twirling lazily into the night. I breathed it in for the first time in almost a year. It rushed down my body and left me

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IT HAPPENS LIKE THIS by Dana Stan

It all started with the spark of a lighter—a cigarette being lit and the smoke twirling lazily into the night. I breathed it in for the first time in almost a year. It rushed down my body and left me

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THE LONG COMMUTE by L. Sara Bysterveld

The #72 bus. Each morning at 5:36 it picked me up from the corner directly below my apartment balcony. Most days I was the first passenger or very close to it, and on those days I always chose the same

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THE LONG COMMUTE by L. Sara Bysterveld

The #72 bus. Each morning at 5:36 it picked me up from the corner directly below my apartment balcony. Most days I was the first passenger or very close to it, and on those days I always chose the same

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KARMA, in PRONOUNS by Marzena Czarnecka

The insides of my thighs are punctured with little round bruises, each the size of a puckered mouth. “Who are those from,” they ask, touching them tenderly then pressing hard, to hurt, in jealousy, anger. “They’re from practicing the Crow,”

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KARMA, in PRONOUNS by Marzena Czarnecka

The insides of my thighs are punctured with little round bruises, each the size of a puckered mouth. “Who are those from,” they ask, touching them tenderly then pressing hard, to hurt, in jealousy, anger. “They’re from practicing the Crow,”

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MOUNTAINS & MOMENTS by T

I. I am at a barbeque. Sticky in the evening, legs glowing sunshine against white short shorts and baking in the sputter of backyard campfire. I am the show piece tonight. I’ve been introduced to Geophysicist’s friends, all of whom

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MOUNTAINS & MOMENTS by T

I. I am at a barbeque. Sticky in the evening, legs glowing sunshine against white short shorts and baking in the sputter of backyard campfire. I am the show piece tonight. I’ve been introduced to Geophysicist’s friends, all of whom

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Hair Relic Drain

For/from Hilary (I’m sorry. I don’t know what the hell is happening with these. Also, if I pull a scrap of paper that has hair on it again next, I’m skipping it.) In the bath, I find one of your

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Hair Relic Drain

For/from Hilary (I’m sorry. I don’t know what the hell is happening with these. Also, if I pull a scrap of paper that has hair on it again next, I’m skipping it.) In the bath, I find one of your

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Bike Muscles Beard

From/for Bella (well, this went some weird places… sorry?) The thing I’ve always appreciated about bike couriers was the shape of their legs—especially their—no, not thighs, why did you think that?—their calves. Really, the overall effect of legs that bike

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Bike Muscles Beard

From/for Bella (well, this went some weird places… sorry?) The thing I’ve always appreciated about bike couriers was the shape of their legs—especially their—no, not thighs, why did you think that?—their calves. Really, the overall effect of legs that bike

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Jaw Hair Voice

For/from Nina I don’t want you to kiss my lips, my cheeks. Your lips are too soft; rose petal caresses. I want your teeth, and I don’t want them on the flesh that protects me—I want them on my jaw.

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Jaw Hair Voice

For/from Nina I don’t want you to kiss my lips, my cheeks. Your lips are too soft; rose petal caresses. I want your teeth, and I don’t want them on the flesh that protects me—I want them on my jaw.

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Crimson Ocean Dance

For/from Fionna I had flushed a deep, deep crimson—my cheeks and the triangle of flesh visible above my T-shirt’s V-neckline the same colour as her lipstick. I knew this because my shame was reflected in her sunglasses. “What?” she jeered.

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Crimson Ocean Dance

For/from Fionna I had flushed a deep, deep crimson—my cheeks and the triangle of flesh visible above my T-shirt’s V-neckline the same colour as her lipstick. I knew this because my shame was reflected in her sunglasses. “What?” she jeered.

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COLDEST night, HOTTEST party: Thank You!

First, only this: It was such an incredible night… I didn’t at all care the books were still stuck in Texas. Because you were amazing. And now, I know you’ve been dying to see the photos, so here are all of

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COLDEST night, HOTTEST party: Thank You!

First, only this: It was such an incredible night… I didn’t at all care the books were still stuck in Texas. Because you were amazing. And now, I know you’ve been dying to see the photos, so here are all of