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
Sam Thorne is a brilliant writer with an encyclopedic knowledge of both WWE wrestler stats and the frequency of gerundial phrases in Victorian speech. Here she talks about her Tarzan-inspired short story “Lord Greystoke’s Greenery” in His Seed: An Arboretum of Gay Erotica.
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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.”