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Thursday, 24 January 2013

Our Sex Life Is Changing

By Arlene Corwin

Our sex life is changing –
But not for the worse.
Seventy. Ageing.
The first time it’s happened:
Not coming but comfortable
Communication -
Perfect.
You need the sense not to knock yourself out.
Noticing not interfering
Doesn’t touch touching,
Whispers, declaring,
Passionate, intimate
Eros approved.
Our sex life if changing
In tune with the ripening
Gradual growth.


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Comments

Perfect! Dee

Way past time someone said this in poetry, not just the "how-to" books with their emphasis on technique and not on that communication and sharing. Thanks for printing this poem.

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