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The Bats Are Having Non-Penetrative Sex In A Church




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.