Unformatted text preview: your own best time. That is not the way lovemaking should be. It is a gift and an expression of love between two people. It is not just about you. It is about you and your partner. We are not a “single body alone in the universe.” Olds also discuses the results of sex without love. “…wet as the children at birth whose mothers are going to give them away.” She says this six lines into the poem. It is clear that this is one of the biggest problems of loveless lovemaking. Sex is primarily to procreate and unless you are with someone you love and are willing to raise a child with you should really think hard about what you are doing, and what you should be doing....
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course ENG 200 taught by Professor Desmith during the Fall '08 term at Dordt College.
- Fall '08