Rumple Oxbridge: “On Pornography”

By Rumple Oxbridge, The Pacific’s radical rhymer, sometimes referred to as “rhymer-in-residence.”

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I was going to say
a little goes
a long way

but if I may be so bold
why should any
sex be sold?

Watching nakedness cavort
suggests it’s just
a spectator sport;

sex is touching
when eyes are closed–
open, it’s just rubbing.

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Charles Dana Gibson [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons. Charles Dana Gibson collection “Americans” originally published 1900
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