Lucrece’s Lament

you acquire by force
as the Roman men did the Sabine women
something I could never understand

why not an approach so soft
that when contact is made with her sacred body, you’ll feel a touch of heaven?
and wouldn’t it be a great world to live in, where there’s no sexual coercion?
 

© Heath Muchena, 2015

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One Comment on “Lucrece’s Lament”

  1. True that… I can’t understand it either.

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