“What Does a Man Taste Like?”
Your First Time
Dear Bearded Confidant,
I'm new to mansex, and my fantasy for my first masculine encounter is to lick a stud from head to toe. My biggest question is, "what does a man taste like?"
Dear Tongue Akimbo,
You have an entire smorgasbord to look forward to! Men taste like all sorts of things, as the following sampling from literature makes explicitly clear. I've grouped the masculine flavors into categories, for your convenience:
FORCES OF NATURE
He tasted like ...
clouds in the hours before they let out a heavy, thick, but soft rain (Arnost Lustig, The Unloved, 1996) cold wind and snow (Liddy Midnight, Elementals 1, 2006) darkness and moss (Mathilde Madden, The Silver Cage, 2008) a desert night (Sherrilyn Kenyon, Stroke of Midnight, 2004) the deep woods after a rain, dark and wild and clean (Angela Knight, Master of Wolves, 2006) dry grass (Mary Troy, The Alibi Café, 2003) earth (Yael Goldstein, Overture, 2007) falling snow (Jackie Kessler, The Road to Hell, 2007) fire (Fiona Brand, "After Midnight," 2003) forest (Yael Goldstein, Overture, 2007) heat and the night (Lori Handeland, Any Given Doomsday, 2008) the heat of a sunny day (Donna Kauffman, The Black Sheep and the Princess, 2007) life (Lora Keigh, Dawn's Awakening, 2008) a Low Country night, dark and warm and alive with secrets (Elizabeth Lowell, Midnight in Ruby Bayou, 2000) metal (Paul Elliott Russell, Boys of Life, 1992) midnight (Lori Handeland, Rising Moon, 2007) the mistâ€”a cool, damp rain (Lori Handeland, Hidden Moon, 2007) the night (Lora Leigh, Forbidden Pleasure, 2007) the ocean (Marta Acosta, Happy Hour at Casa Dracula, 2008) oceanic wheat grass (Benjamin Weissman, Headless, 2004) power (Christine Feehan, Dark Possession, 2007) pure copper (Brian Bouldrey, The Genius of Desire, 1993) rain (Barbara Pierce, Sinful Between the Sheets, 2007) rainwater, distilled and thickened (Perry Brass, Works and Other "Smoky George" Stories, 1996 the road (Colleen Curran, Whores on the Hill, 2005) sand (May-Lee Chai, Hapa Girl, 2007) a spring day at sea (Janet Quinn, A Moment in Time, 2004) the sky (Marta Acosta, Happy Hour at Casa Dracula, 2008) a starry moonlit night; dark and mysterious (Maggie Casper, Naughty Nights, 2006) a storm coming in from the mountains (Lora Leigh, Nauti Nights, 2007) a strong wind (Heavvymetalqueen, Somewhere Out N Space, 2006) summer, wine, and joy (Bella Andre, Red Hot Reunion, 2007) sunshine (Lynda Sandoval, Chicks Ahoy, 2006) a thunderstorm, male and intense and so addictive she hungered more for him with each taste (Lora Leigh, Shattered Legacy, 2006) warm, spicy water (Heavvymetalqueen, Somewhere Out N Space, 2006) the wet leaves out the window (C.F. Borgman, River Road, 1989) wild summer nights (Bella Andre, Game for Anything, 2008) a winter wind in the middle of the summer heat (Lori Handeland, "Charmed by the Moon," 2006)
He tasted like ...
all her memories (Mathilde Madden, The Silver Crown, 2007) ambrosia (Bonnie Edwards, "Body Work," 2006) a dream (Zane, Honey Flava, 2008) dreams come true (Patricia Waddell, A Stylish Marriage, 2004) essence of life itself (Sarah Temple, Lifeline, 1991) everything good (Amy Garvey, I Love You to Death, 2006) everything she'd ever been afraid of (Jennifer Greene, Bachelor Mom, 1997) excitement (Ana Loveall, Star Shine, 2004) freedom (Lynda Sandoval, Chicks Ahoy, 2006) a god (Sally Beauman, Dark Angel, 1991) happiness (Christina Dodd, Close to You, 2005) heaven and hell (Elizabeth Lowell, Eden Burning, 2002) love (Lora Keigh, Dawn's Awakening, 2008) magic (Bella Andre, Take Me, 2005) a miracle (Lora Keigh, Dawn's Awakening, 2008) pleasure (Christina Dodd, Just the Way You Are, 2005) promise (Lynda Sandoval, Chicks Ahoy, 2006) raw anger and unleashed rage (Alison Kent, The Samms Agenda, 2004) seconds--thirds, even (Cathryn Fox, The Hot Line, 2008)
IMMORAL AND/OR ILLEGAL
He tasted like ...
a bad girl's dream (B.G. McCarthy, Mr. Midnight, 2004) an ashtray (Grant Buday, A Sack of Teeth, 2003) bad deeds (Richard Sterling, Vietnam, 2000) beef blood and vanilla ice cream (Margaret L. Carter, "Night Flight," 2003) bitter liquor, like too sweet smoke (Alice Hoffman, White Horses, 1982) brandy and tobacco (Cheryl Holt, Deeper Than Desire, 2007) brandy and wicked things (Sylvia Day, Bad Boys Ahoy!, 2006) Budweiser and unfiltered cigarettes (Dana Spiotta, Eat the Document, 2006) California champagne (Catherine Coulter, Impulse, 2001) chardonnay (Holly Brashears, The Critic, 2003) cider, picked haddock and porridge, muck and male sweat (Bonnie Zarling, The Bones of Scotland, 2002) cigarettes: wrong and bad and different enough to be interesting (Deb Caletti, The Queen of Everything, 2002) cinders and ash (Kimberly Steele, Forever Fifteen, 2006) Cognac and winter (Amy J. Fetzer, Lion Heart, 1995) cold beer and salty sea air (Michael McClelland, Tattoo Blues, 2005) come and latex, along with something uniquely him (Kit Tunstall, "Ablaze," 2008) danger (L. Bilger, 3:33: The Darkest Hour, 2008) early morning lust (Elizabeth Jewell, "A Matter of Duty," 2005) forbidden fruit (Charlene Teglia, Wild Wild West, 2007) gin, popcorn, a trace of ChapStick (Sasha Paley, Huge, 2007) heat and pleasure and ginger snaps, crisp and spicy and just barely sweet (Christine Warren, The Demon You Know, 2007) hops (Tara McCarthy, Love Will Tear Us Apart, 2005) hot sex and aged scotch (Karin Tabke, Italian Stallions, 2008) impure thoughts (Richard Sterling, Vietnam, 2000) incense, mysterious and addictive (Jo-Ann Power, Angel of Midnight, 1995) limes and tequila (Ashley Warlick, Seek the Living, 2006) lust (Christina Dodd, Close to You, 2005) marijuana (Tom Dolby, The Trouble Boy, 2005) martinis (Mary Janice Davidson, Under Cover, 2004) Merlot (Loure Bussey, A Feeling Like No Other, 2004) a pipe (Amy Sparks, Serious Red, 1996) pork gravy and whiskey (Janet Chapman, The Seduction of His Wife, 2006) promises of a good dicking down (Meesha Mink, Desperate Hoodwives, 2008) reckless sin and dark promises that only he could fulfill (Barbara Pierce, Sinful Between the Sheets, 2007) red wine with a heady streak of brandy running through it (Celia May Hart, One More Time, 2007) seven-year-old brandy, mystery, and good times (P.R. Hawkins, Ain't Nothin' Down About It, 2008) shit (Elizabeth George, Payment in Blood, 1990) sin (Richard Sterling, Vietnam, 2000) smoke and vodka (Lynn Marie Smith, Rolling Away, 2005) something she had craved a long time and denied herself (Tami Hoag, Heart of Dixie, 2008) smooth, whipped chocolate and hot steamy sex (Tabitha Shay, Witch's Heart, 2008) sulphur (Tina Shaw, City of Reeds, 2000) sweat and granulated sugar (S.M. Peters, Whitechapel Gods, 2008) unchecked passion and warm wine (Rachel Gibson, Truly Madly Yours, 1999) very fine scotch, a perfect blend of heat and masculine appeal (Janet Chapman, Tempting the Highlander, 2004) vomit, but good (Denis Johnson, Already Dead, 1998) whiskey (Harold Robbins, Sin City, 2002) wine and roses and sex and everything wonderful (Elizabeth Adler, Summer in Tuscany, 2003)
He tasted like ...
Appalachian coal mines (Kevin Bentley, Afterwords, 2001) Cedar Key (Michael McClelland, Tattoo Blues, 2005) the city (Nadine McInnis, Quicksilver, 2001) the country he loved (Yael Goldstein, Overture, 2007) Mexico (Ayelet Waldman, Daughter's Keeper, 2004) school rooms, car exhaust (A.D. Nauman, Scorch, 2001) the South (Geralyn Dawson, My Long Tall Texas Heartthrob, 2004)
He tasted like ...
a guy (Michelle Tea, The Passionate Mistakes and Intricate Corruption of One Girl in America, 1998) an adult male (Cheryl Holt, Deeper Than Desire, 2007) the essence of male (Stephanie Laurens, The Truth About Love, 2005) excited man, like sex (Rachel Gibson, True Confessions, 2001) he looked, manly, hard, and glorious (Jewel Stone, Wings of Love, 2003) himself (Elin Hilderbrand, Nanyicket Nights, 2003) man and heat (Gena Showalter, Enslave Me Sweetly, 2006) the man she wanted (Kathleen Nance, The Warrior, 2001) one helluva man (Roxanne St. Claire, Then You Hide, 2008) pure male ecstasy (Lora Leigh, Tanner's Scheme, 2007) the rest of his body, only more so (Cathy Yardley, The Driven Snowe, 2001) salt and sweat (Wendy Coakley-Thompson, What You Won't Do for Love, 2005) sex and love and man (Sommer Marsden, "Sticky Notes," 2007) sex personified (Elisa Adams, Dirty Pictures, 2005) whiskers and laughter (Michael McClelland, Tattoo Blues, 2005) wintergreen toothpaste and masculinity (Angela Knight, Master of Swords, 2006)
He tasted like ...
almonds (Gary Fisher, Gary in Your Pocket, 1996) biscuit dough (Alyssa Brugman, Being Bindy, 2004) broccoli (Benjamin Weissman, Headless, 2004) brown sugar and heat (Suzette Harrison, When Perfect Ain't Possible, 2003) burnt butter (Monique Polak, On the Game, 2005) butterscotch and mouthwash (Ryan Phillips, Saving Grace, 2004) cake (Bernice Layton, Promises Made, 2008) Cherry Coke (Lisa Alvarado, Sister Chicas, 2006) chewing gum and bacon (Victoria Montes, A Diplomat's Daughter, 2007) chicken (Richard Sterling, Vietnam, 2000) chocolate and wine (Jennifer Estep, Hot Mama, 2007) cinnamon (Elizabeth Scott, Perfect You, 2008) cloves (Renee Bernard, A Lady's Pleasure, 2006) cumin and apples (Nancy Kricorian, Dreams of Bread and Fire, 2004) coffee and sweetness (Tami Hoag, The Last White Knight, 2006) Darjeeling tea (Alison Kent, The Bane Affair, 2004) drawn butter and beer (Connie May Fowler, The Problem with Murmur Lee, 2006) a delicate salty savoury (Wendy Anne Lake, Phantom Seducer, 2005) an exotic fruit: ripe, sweet, juicy and succulent (Zac Africa, The Love Contract, 2003) farmer's bread (Eloisa James, A Wild Pursuit, 2004) food (Yael Goldstein, Overture, 2007) fresh toothpaste with a hint of coffee (Susan May Warren, Escape to Morning, 2005) gingerâ€”not too tart, not too sweet, but with enough bite (Susan Kearney, The Quest, 2006) grain, salt, and honey (Betina Krahn, The Enchantment, 2005) grapes (Christie Ridgway, Wish You Were Here, 2000) green salsa, sweet with the sharp bite of chile underneath (Michelle Mulligan, "Juan and Adela," 2007) gravy (Candace Havens, Like a Charm, 2008) hazelnuts (Margaret Atwood, The Robber Bride, 1998) hot dogs and Coke (Jessica Brody, The Fidelity Files, 2008) hot, hot peppers and cool ice (Jennifer Greene, Bachelor Mom, 1997) iced tea and lemon (Cheyenne McCray, Moving Target, 2008) juicy mangoes (Christina Dodd, Close to You, 2005) key lime fudge (Michael McClelland, Tattoo Blues, 2005) lemonade and warmth (Emma Goldrick, A Heart as Big as Texas, 1990) lemons and herbs (Karen Mercury, The Four Quarters of the World, 2006) licorice whips and Gobstoppers (J.M. Snyder, It's All Relative, 2004) mint and fennel and cardamom (Meredith Duran, The Duke of Shadows, 2008) oatmeal cookies and aroused male (Janice Maynard, The Perfect Ten, 2008) onions (Susan Minot, Lust, 1984) peaches (Mona Simpson, Anywhere But Here, 1992) peanut butter (J.D. Mason, Don't Want No Sugar, 2005) a piece of ripe fruit (Bridget Anderson, Rendezvous, 1999) pineapple and hunger (Madison Hayes, Doing It the Hard Way, 2009) pistachio gelato (Sherri Erwin, Naughty or Nice, 2008) pomegranate juice and honey (Diana Peterfreund, Secret Society Girl, 2006) roasted marshmallows (Mary Carter, Accidentally Engaged, 2007) salty candy (Iris Finz, What Turns Us On, 1998) scones and chocolate (Christie Kelley, Every Night I'm Yours, 2008) sour blackberries (Michael Redhill, Fidelity, 2004) sour milk (Billie Letts, Shoot the Moon, 2004) strawberries and mint (Aimee Friedman, A Novel Idea, 2005) a sweet buttercream (Marcia Evanick, "Love is Like a Box of Chocolates," 2006) a sweet caramel candy square (Mary Morrison, Never Again Once More, 2002) tender, bittersweet with a little spice, like unsweetened chocolate with peppers (Cricket Starr, Fangs for the Memories, 2006) Thai peanut sauce (Lauren Myracle, Thirteen, 2008) toasted nuts and dirt (Sharon Pywell, What Happened to Henry, 2004) vegetable wastes (Kaaron Warren, "Dead Sea Fruit," 2007) wild honey and coffee (Sarah Temple, Lifeline, 1991)
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