TRAVELING AT THE SPEED OF COURTSHIP / by Joseph Castorino

In centuries past, courtships took more time,

Holding hands was special and a little kiss sublime,

The merging of two hearts: as one they would rhyme.

 

ButNowIt’sHookUpsWithStrangersAndLotsOfAbuse,

APrettierGirlWalksByAndThenIt’sTimeToVamoose,

It’sMeaninglessSexSexSexTillThey’reDeadInANooseAnd