Every Thursday when I do journal writing with my students, I put the previous day's three words from 3WW on the board and that is one of the prompts they can choose to write about.
When we are done writing, I normally read mine out loud to them.
Today when my seniors came in, they were all in a twitter about some gossip having to do with sex. So, when I started writing, that was on my mind.
The following is what I wrote with no tweaking. I haven't been feeling especially creative this week so it's all I've got.
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Sex is not the enemy
your parents think it is.
Just shatter all those old ideas
they’ve been feeding you.
(Okay, there is no way
I’m going to read this out loud!)
Sex is a healthy part of life
when both people are ready for it.
It shouldn’t lurk in shadows,
a vague shape.
It’s sunshine after rain,
summer after winter.
(And, now, I’m really