Rumple Oxbridge: “Wit is Eros”

By Thomas H. Ince Corporation, Publisher [Public domain in U.S.], via Wikimedia Commons

By Rumple Oxbridge (imaginary rhymer-in-residence)


Without a witty lover sex
is just a spasm, a reflex

too clinical and brief,
the climax prelude to a sleep

or flight . . .
This no wit in bed denies:

a deft tongue
is doubly prized.