Taboo Jive Writing Contest Winners

by / on December 1, 2014 at 5:24 pm / in Art, Body, Miscellaneous, Sexuality, Taboo Jive Writing Contest Winners

Come Away With Me

She let her mouth continue where her hands left off. My breathing changed to express the effect that she was having on me. She kissed her way down my stomach to my bellybutton and farther down.

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by / on November 20, 2013 at 4:48 am / in Body, Culture, Gender, Miscellaneous, Prejudice, Sexuality, Taboo Jive Writing Contest Winners

No One is Born a Man

Will I ever be a real man? I can feel my breasts moving inside my binder, rubbing together, I feel so uncomfortable. I struggle to breathe. I close my eyes to clear my head but then I fear someone may hurt me.

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by / on September 2, 2012 at 3:52 pm / in Taboo Jive Writing Contest Winners

A Walk Through the Wolf Woods

By, The Messenger in Blue The path sits before me, so plain and wide I warily move on with the moon as my guide The eyes of the night are vigilant guards For their numbers seem even with that of the stars Aside from the wind, the Wolfwood is still Devoid of their songs, both beautiful and shrill They dislike my […]

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by / on August 11, 2012 at 8:45 am / in Relationships, Taboo Jive Writing Contest Winners

They Thought They Knew It All

“He felt as if he had known her for his entire life. Yet she had still so much learn about him.”

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by / on August 10, 2012 at 2:03 pm / in Taboo Jive Writing Contest Winners

Time and Me and Shakespeare Too

Never thought this rebel without a cause would find a way to make it into my third decade… But somehow life held me close and kept me around to take on the role of wife and mother.

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by / on August 1, 2012 at 6:17 pm / in Art, Entertainment, Miscellaneous, Taboo Jive Writing Contest Winners, Uncategorized

Hopping on Board

By: Daniel Minsaul Characters: Q and T SCENE ONE (Two men or women sitting at a table.) Q: Do you hate me? T: (sardonically) Yes, absolutely. Q: Don’t kid with me. I’m being serious. T: As am I. Q: Why do you hate me? T: Because you ask me questions like, ‘Do you hate me?’ Who does that? Q: That […]

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by / on July 1, 2012 at 5:46 am / in Culture, Editorials, Satire, Taboo Jive Writing Contest Winners

Toilet Shooters

By: Victoria Mennel Tim and Jerry stand a hundred yards from their projected goal. Two mildewed toilets sitting on a flat surface. Both men hold a nine iron in one hand and a can of Budweiser in the other. The morning is crisp with promise, they agree. Tim wears his lucky trousers with the zipper that never works and a […]

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by / on May 1, 2012 at 2:02 am / in Entertainment, Miscellaneous, Relationships, Sexuality, Taboo Jive Writing Contest Winners

Primal Need

“Don’t move, don’t be afraid, just let go” as he says this I can feel my clothing being removed with such reverence that when he leans my back against his chest the adrenaline slithers away and leaves me in a state of stupor.

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by / on March 24, 2012 at 12:51 am / in Entertainment, Miscellaneous, Paranormal, Philosophy, Taboo Jive Writing Contest Winners

Existential Thoughts in Suspension

By: Robert Mynatt “Do you think people living on other planets have the same existential questions that we do?” “What are you talking about?” Zach and Mell lay in separate tanning beds in preparation for going to the desert for their annual one-week vacation to escape the coldness of the city. Their skin simmered and the room permeated with the […]

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by / on March 18, 2012 at 12:45 pm / in Art, Culture, Entertainment, Miscellaneous, Society, Taboo Jive Writing Contest Winners


By: Ivory Fleur I was so nervous that I was shaking. I think the girl behind the counter mistook me for underage because of that. Or maybe it was just a rule, but I didn’t see her card anyone else who came in before or after me. I studied the floor as she read the identification that proved I was […]

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