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We Don’t Blog on Saturdays So Happy Valentine’s Day Today From Our Favorite Erotic Poet February 13, 2015: Happy Almost Valentine’s Day! It’s Friday the 13th, at least. What bluebells those two combined can wreak/grow/esteem, right? In honor of the occasions, check out The Guardian’s [...] by

Why John Wilmot’s Dirty Poems Are Actually Good October 16, 2012: John Wilmot, Earl of Rochester, wrote some seriously smutty verse back in the 1600s; take these lines from his poem, “The Maidenhead”: Have you not in a chimney seen A sullen faggot wet [...] by