Original Poems

Avoiding A Certain Subject

Recently, much carnal thinking’s
Taken up my poetry;
Obsessing on one thing – it isn’t
Really very good for me

I declare now: thoughts of sex
I hereby banish from my head.
No more lines or words erotic;
I’ll write about chess, instead.

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She told him, “Come play chess with me;
Each move we’ll slowly make, and right.”
And so he tried to place his rook
Into her castle day and night

Dang it

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