The Biologic Urge

Confound all aberrations which
  Make men do foolish things,
Like buying bracelets for a bitch,
  Or witless wedding rings.
As if we had not woe enough
  Our simple souls to vex,
Without that brand of trouble stuff
  We label Sex.

Has science not the means produced
  For human propagation,
By artificially induced
  Insemination?
Then every man might be a priest,
  And every maid a nun . . .
Oh well, as chaste as they at least,--
  But nix on fun.

Just think how we would grow in grace
  If lust we could exclude;
Then innocence might take its place,
  --Well, in a sense it could.
How we would be forever free
  From passions that perplex!
What peace on earth if only we
  Could outlaw Sex!

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Submitted on May 13, 2011

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