Bumpin’ Uglies

This may be my last post…

The Wellcome Collection are running a competition aimed at poets:

“Can you sum up the joy of sex in one tweet? What about the darker side? To celebrate our sexology literature tour, we want you to sweep us off our feet with your poetry skills.

We’re looking for your best efforts to craft a poem about sex using the medium of Twitter, as part of Sex in the Afternoon…”

Wellcome Collection Blog

I thought I’d give it a try.

As you may know, I’ve been writing a few haiku recently so I thought that would make a good short format. I came up with the following:

I thought it looked ok and summed up how sex can make you feel. It seems to have been retweeted a couple of times and then drew this response:

I hadn’t really thought of it but yes, it does have a bit of a creepy edge given the circumstances so:

Thanks for reading, now have a go yourselves – just use the hashtag #OdeToSex


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