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The Bats Are Having Non-Penetrative Sex In A Church

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Like Christian kids, 

hopped up on guilt

 

and hormones, looking

for a loophole—

 

the bat’s penis is too big, 

a scientist says 

 

in the article, and

the tip is heart-shaped.

 

What god 

of ridiculousness

 

blew into his kazoo

to make this morning

 

of sensational 

headlines and half 

 

-burnt toast?

There’s laundry 

 

to fold and 

an appointment 

 

to cancel. The dog 

won’t stop licking

 

what doesn’t appear

to be a stain 

 

from the blanket.

What’s the difference 

 

between making 

love and making 

 

What does

bat foreplay look

 

like? How do you 

ask for touch, 

 

but not too much.