Sexing Up National Poetry Month

April is National Poetry Month, which means that children across the nation will be forced to pen odes to the color grey, or to their pet, or to some other assuredly G-rated subject. Here at EMandLO.com, we prefer to steam up the windows a bit during National Poetry Month. Sure, poetry can rhyme, it can be couplet-ed, it can be beautiful, it can be impressive, it can be obtuse. But it can also get you hot under the collar, it can make you swoon, it can make you want to march for a cause, and it can make you long for something, or someone. Here is some of our favorite poetry we’ve published on our site:

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