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PDS

Most readers knew of PDAs before coming to this site, but what's this PDS thing? PDS is Publically Discreet Sexuality, a label I've given sexual acts that take place in public settings but are not necessarily under the public's scrutiny. [...]

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Raya from the Song of Songs

Raya’s Dance – Analysis and Conclusion

This entry is part 5 of 5 in the series Raya's DanceThis story depicts a culture drastically different from modern America and much of the Western world. It tells of a people [...]

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Raya from the Song of Songs is praised for her beauty

Raya’s Dance – 4: Her Praises

This entry is part 4 of 5 in the series Raya's DanceEveryone roared their jubilee and Dôdi beamed proudly as his wife panted, making her way over to him. She bent over and [...]

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Raya from the Song of Songs strips to dance

Raya’s Dance – 3: She Dances

This entry is part 3 of 5 in the series Raya's DanceDôdi watched as Raya approached the monolith and paused before turning to face the crowd. She waited for the abundant [...]

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Raya preparing to dance for the crowd

Raya’s Dance – 2: The Challenge

This entry is part 2 of 5 in the series Raya's DanceAkka’s laughter rumbled Dôdi out of his reverie. “Little brother, you have done our queen a [...]

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Raya watches as others dance

Raya’s Dance – 1: Watching the Dancers

This entry is part 1 of 5 in the series Raya's DanceDôdi reclined on a blanket with his new bride in his arms. Raya was four days out of the veil he’d removed on the [...]

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a horse

Mare – Song of Songs 1:9

Song of Songs 1:9 KJV: I have compared thee, O my love, / To a company of horses in Pharaoh’s chariots. NIV: I liken you, my darling, to a mare / among Pharaoh’s [...]

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cup of raisins

Raisins and Flagons – Song of Songs 2:5

Song of Songs 2:5a KJV: Stay me with flagons… NIV: Strengthen me with raisins… NASB: Strengthen me with raisin cakes… Given the raisin-oriented [...]

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couple kissing

Breath – Song of Songs 7:8

Song of Songs 7:8d KJV: And the smell of thy nose like apples NIV: the fragrance of your breath like apples NASB: and the fragrance of your breath like apples Bad breath is [...]

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