Kiini Ibura Salaam is a writer, painter, and traveler from New Orleans, Louisiana. The middle child of five, she grew up in a hardscrabble neighborhood with oak and fig trees, locusts and mosquitoes, cousins and neighbors. Kiini's work delves into spheres of human liberation, human connection, and evolution. She employs speculative fiction, erotica, and creative nonfiction to take readers through mind-bending journeys into the transcendent, the sensual, the mystical, and the fantastic.
FictionEroticaExcerptMemory // Passion // Yearning
Kai felt a hand nudge her in the small of her back. She turned to see Red standing there, grinning like a jack-o-lantern, a Cheshire cat, or anything with more teeth than mouth. She smiled, then looked away, knowing he would want to know where was that phone call she had promised him when he… »
FictionEroticaExcerptMemory // Passion // Touched by a Stranger
Ophelia places her wet hands on her young hips and pauses a moment. The whites are hanging on the clotheslines, the darks are soaking in the washtub. The midday sun is high. She turns and looks up the hill at the big house. Cecelia is there, waving from the kitchen door. Ophelia waves back. She… »
FictionEroticaExcerptForeign Land // Passion // Yearning
When the square comes into view, I freeze. My heart loses its mind and forgets its rhythm. I take a deep breath and instruct it to beat. I count for it, and concentrate on lifting one foot after the other. Every cell in my body knows I am entering your domain. I may find you… »