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The path of true love isn't smooth,
the ruffled feathers sex can soothe
ruffle again—for couples never
spend all their lives in bed together.
Sex suppressed will go berserk, But it keeps us all alive. It's a wonderful change from wives and work And it ends at half past five.
Is it Colman's smile
That makes life worth while
Or Crawford's significant form?
Is it Lombard's lips
Or Mae West's hips
That carry you through the storm?
Everything was twice repeated,
Sometimes more than twice repeated,
As they worked through the agenda
(It seemed elastic, that agenda,
Becoming longer, never shorter),
Their utterances grew long, not shorter,
It was just like spreading butter.
My life may be much happier tomorrow
Hunger and love that press against the body,
The two eternal needs we recognise,
Desires that so relentlessly pursue one,
May get me down or raise me to the skies
And make me a Don Bradman or Don Juan.
Many an actor is funtastically handiclapped by the superphysical triviality of his profession.
Miss Twye was soaping her breasts in the bath
When she heard behind her a meaning laugh
And to her amazement she discovered
A wicked man in the bathroom cupboard.
There are sorrows in herds that are too deep for words.
If men's lives are worth giving, they're also worth saving.
Who let them start the bloody thing?
That's the question, there's the sting.
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What I aspired to be, And was not, comforts me.
February 4, 1916
October 25, 1995
Gavin Buchanan Ewart was a British poet who contributed to Geoffrey Grigson's New Verse at the age of seventeen.
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