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Keith Allen Daniels, has been publishing poetry since 1972. His poems have appeared in Asimov's Science Fiction, SomePIG! (an "arachnoid poezine"), Weird Tales, Recursive Angel, Poets of the Fantastic, Narcopolis, Once Upon a Midnight and numerous other magazines and anthologies.


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Unsafe Alien Sex

by Keith Allen Daniels

    How foolish to have forgotten
    the pinchcocks. And the tourniquet.

    A sheath for every excrescence
    would have been wise.

    But now I've grown bionic
    beyond my years, and whir

    with positive displacement
    whenever I micturate.

    Small prices, really, for all
    those memories of death.