Lawrence S. Pertillar

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How Prevalent Is The Act Of Promiscuity? - Poem by Lawrence S. Pertillar

How prevalent is the act of promiscuity?
I am sure there are some parents today,
Who have become a bit leery, hesitant and cautious...
Of telling nursery rhymes to their pre-school children.
Without first seeking counseling from some 'shrink',
Who just may advise them to refrain from doing so.
Since the children today are precociously curious,
About anything.

And the undertones of images created,
By Jack and Jill, Mother Hubbard, Bo Peep...
And Little Tommy Tucker,
Could lead them to playing adult versions...
Of doctor and nurse,
With thorough 'inhouse' examinations practiced...
Not so innocently.

Even parents are treated with suspicion,
If seen touching their children inappropriately...
As determined by a bystander,
Who may interpret affection shown to children...
By their own parents,
As deviant sexual behavior.

Who knows who may report them,
For being unfit?
Because the gesture was witnessed in public.
And determined to be unlawful.

That's how prevalent,
The act of promiscuity today has become regarded.
As a means of implementating the beginnings,
Of such mental and physical sexual dysfunctions.
It has become enough for some to call for a ban against sex,
And the having of it as a distasteful representation of humanity.

Inappropriate eyeballing soon will be outlawed.
I feel it in the air!

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Comments about How Prevalent Is The Act Of Promiscuity? by Lawrence S. Pertillar

  • Reyvrex Questor Reyes (8/8/2012 1:22:00 AM)

    Well said. Expressive poem. And I can say this for both sexes.

    Virtue And The Beast

    To run, we could from threats besetting us
    But naught we do for demons from within
    Their obstacles laid on the paths we pass
    Dictate the rise and fall our lives contain

    Virtue does to a woman bind desire
    When dreams of wayward thrills it would suppress
    As though alarm when hearts are set afire
    It screams out loud should she unzips her dress

    Monsters and ghouls are far removed in woods
    If there be what the heart so truly dreads
    In man is beast lurking in murky moods
    Knows many arms and sleeps in many beds.
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, December 10, 2011

Poem Edited: Saturday, December 10, 2011

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