lusts and cravings thrill the female mind
that I can write a sonnet from?" he asks;
"Can I compose a woman, whose behind
is pumped chock full of phallus, till she basks
in a rich orgasmic spasm,
all orifices mouthing hymns of rapture?
Can I sing like a woman of hot jism,
in words so accurate I might just capture
truth of female sexuality?
What do you itch the most for - tell it me!"
Her eyes half-closed in lazy sensualness,
she licks her lecherous lips, and murmurs this:
peccadilloes closest to my wishes
are when men vacuum, cook, and wash the dishes."
2007 by Paul Stevens
was born in Yorkshire, but lives in Australia. He has an Honours
Degree in English from the University of Sydney, and teaches Literature,
Historiography, and Ancient History. His recent poetry is in The
Barefoot Muse, WORM, Lily, The Argotist, The New Formalist, as
well as the forthcoming Poemeleon, The Centrifugal Eye and Contemporary
Sonnet. He is the Poetry Editor (with Nigel Holt) of The Shit
Creek Review + II.