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Tag Archive | "Poetry"

New Virgin Mary-Inspired Poetry: The Madonna Comix

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

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Our friend Celia Bland, who works at The Bard Institute for Writing and Thinking, just down the road from us, recently published a book of poetry called Madonna Comix. It’s a large-format, fine art book that was a cross-country collaboration with the artist Dianne Kornberg; the poems feature the Virgin Mary in various modern-day incarnations: [...]

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A Love Poem for National Poetry Month

Thursday, April 3, 2014

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photo via Flickr APRIL IS National Poetry Month. So to have your new book of poems be named one of the Books of the Week by Publishers Weekly this week has got to feel doubly good. Thus, a big congrats to our friend Mark Bibbins, whose new book is called “They Don’t Kill You Because They’re [...]

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New Poetry: “No Girls in the Porn Store”

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

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Did you even know there were poets any more? Well, there are. We know one, and he is awesome. He is Mark Bibbins. And he will make you believe in poets again. He will convince you that they are sexy and dreamy and powerful and relevant. His knew book, just out, is called “They Don’t [...]

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R.I.P., Maggie Estep

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

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We were introduced to Maggie Estep‘s work more than ten years ago, when Nerve.com, where we were both editors at the time, published her fiction. Here are the opening lines to her short story Devil in Her Eye, published on Nerve in 2002: She wasn’t the kind of girl to make a bishop kick in [...]

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And the LELO for Best Oral Sex Haiku Goes To…

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

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Thank you for your many, many entries into our LELO Oral Sex Haiku Contest! You guys sure do like oral (or oral sex simulators… or LELO pleasure objects of any kind). And thank you especially for heeding to our wishes to leave the explicit stuff on the cutting room floor. Instead, you used beautiful images [...]

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Wax Lyrical About Oral, Win a LELO Ora!

Friday, January 24, 2014

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sponsored post *** THIS CONTEST IS NOW CLOSED *** Earlier this week, we introduced you to the Ora, LELO’s brand new oral sex simulator. (And it’s actually elegant and sophisticated! Which isn’t at all surprising in a LELO toy — but it’s hugely surprising in an oral sex simulator.) Anyway, we have one of these [...]

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8 Short Poems Hot Enough to Sext Tonight

Thursday, September 26, 2013

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photo via flickr U.K.’s Education Secretary Michael Gove got teased mercilessly all over the Internets for his recent suggestion that teenagers should text amorous poetry to each other instead of nude pics. There’s an even an app for it! The Love Book app lets teens record poetry and then text the recording to the object of their [...]

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Spam Poetry of the Week: Hurt of Condom

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

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The following email recently arrived in our inbox.  We’re particularly fond of the line “there is not sweet taste for / Sex meeting.” Pure poetry. You’re welcome! HURT OF CONDOM WHICH USED AS CONTRACEPTIVE TO PREVENT PREGNANCY IN WOMEN _______________________ When the man using CONDOMS As contraceptive the woman Become mad and crazy… this duo to the [...]

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Kinky Poem of the Week: The World’s Guide to Beginning

Monday, July 8, 2013

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You may recall that a month or so back, we were in New York City to receive an IPPY Award for our latest book, 150 Shades of Play: A Beginner’s Guide to Kink. While there, we met  Marty McConnell, silver medalist in the poetry category for her collection Wine for a Shotgun. When the poetry winners were each [...]

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A Sexy Poem to Celebrate National Poetry Month

Friday, April 19, 2013

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photo via flickr April is National Poetry Month, so we thought we’d celebrate by sharing with you one of our favorite erotic poems. This poem by Christina Rossetti is a little more, er subtle than Fifty Shades of Grey — it’s not exactly wank material. But we were in the mood for a classic. And [...]

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