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Word for Wednesday - Lust


  1. intense sexual desire or appetite.
  2. uncontrolled or illicit sexual desire or appetite.
  3. a passionate or overmastering desire or craving
  1. to have intense sexual desire.
  2. to have a yearning or desire; have a strong or excessive craving.
Lust: it is, as we know, one of the seven deadly sins but it is also one of humanity’s oldest and most primal drives.

Lust transcends mere want, it is a deep-seated need that drives us. It is a drive so basic, so fundamental that possibly only the needs to breath, eat and drink are more important.

Wicked WednesdayWe express lust through desire, the “courtship” rituals of attraction, flirtation and seduction. It is fuelled by own own need for sexual gratification and yet, we choose to share it, to revel in the needs and hungers of our partners; to combine their lust with ours and build something even more intense.

The physical expression of lust, the joining of two bodies in sexual union, the collision of flesh, the embrace of souls as we enjoy ourselves and each other.

Rooted in the evolutionary need for continuation, to bring forth life, lust becomes the ultimate expression of life leading to a fulfilment of self while simultaneously taking pleasure from, and giving pleasure to another person; our bodies, vessels for the pleasure of self and partner.

Lust, that most dangerous and exhilarating of passions; always waiting below the surface for the opportunity to be unleashed.