Rainbow Snippets: Playing with Plants in “Darling Proktiphallus”

His seed book cover

This week for Rainbow Snippets, I’m sharing again from “Darling Proktiphallus,” which appears in the new Lethe Press anthology His Seed: An Arboretum of Gay Erotica. In “Darling Proktiphallus” we follow JD, a horticulturalist who works at a public garden in the Midwest, as he develops a more-than-professional interest in a unique garden plant.

This scene occurs toward the beginning of the story. It’s winter, and JD has been working outside. His co-worker and occasional lover, Robert, just buzzed JD on the walkie-talkie and asked him to visit one of the greenhouses.

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Rainbow Snippets: A Plant to Fall in Love With in “Darling Proktiphallus”

His seed book cover

This week for Rainbow Snippets, I’m sharing again from “Darling Proktiphallus,” which appears in the new Lethe Press anthology His Seed: An Arboretum of Gay Erotica. In “Darling Proktiphallus” we follow JD, a horticulturalist who works at a public garden in the Midwest, as he develops a more-than-professional interest in a unique garden plant.

This scene occurs toward the beginning of the story. It’s winter, and JD has been working outside. His co-worker and occasional lover, Robert, just buzzed JD on the walkie-talkie and asked him to visit one of the greenhouses.

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Sexy Snippet from “Far From Home,” an erotic sci-fi story

far from home book cover

On the 19th of every month, the Erotica Readers and Writers Association hosts Sexy Snippet Day, inviting any author to post 200 words or less of published erotica as a comment to the association’s Sexy Snippets blog post. Today, I’m sharing a snippet from Far From Home, my erotic science-fiction short about husbands on different planets staying emotionally and sexually close through virtual technology—with a bonus 100 words to sate the appetites of the technologically curious. … Read more

Rainbow Snippets: A Excerpt from “Darling Proktiphallus”

This week for Rainbow Snippets, I’m sharing again from “Darling Proktiphallus,” which appears in the new Lethe Press anthology His Seed: An Arboretum of Gay Erotica. In “Darling Proktiphallus” we follow JD, a horticulturalist whose fascination with a unique garden plant goes beyond the intellectual. In this week’s snippet, we’re introduced to JD’s sometime-lover, who works with him at their city’s public garden. We also meet a couple of the toys JD enjoys when he doesn’t have a lover. (Yup, there are sex toys in this snippet. You have been warned.) … Read more

Rainbow Snippets: Six Sentences from “Darling Proktiphallus”

His seed book cover

This week for Rainbow Snippets, I’m sharing an excerpt from “Darling Proktiphallus,” an erotic short story about a professional horticulturalist who develops a fascination with one of the newest specimens to join his public garden’s plant collection. It’s part of the new anthology His Seed: An Arboretum of Gay Erotica from Lethe Press, which features homoerotic stories of men and the plants they love. I’m tickled by the reviews that have been coming in, most of them along the lines of this one from an Amazon reviewer: “This is without a doubt one of the most original and well-written gay erotic anthologies I’ve read in a long time.”

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Rainbow Snippet from “Far From Home,” an erotic sci-fi story

far from home book cover

My contribution this week to the is from Far From Home, my erotic science-fiction short about husbands on different planets. Rajiv and Mateo met while working as part of a scientific team adapting Mars for human habitation. But now work has brought Rajiv back to Earth, where he’s restoring the wastelands of the formerly fertile U.S. Midwest. and they rely on technology and the help of their imaginations to stay emotionally and sexually close during the separation. I hope you enjoy this snippet! … Read more