When I set out to compile the collection—Tongue in Cheek: Erotic Poetry, I said I’d try for thirty rhymes, but that was, of course, a minimum. I’m delighted to report that I achieved fifty. There are very few short poems included because I found that the genre doesn’t lend itself to smaller offerings. Indeed, some are quite long, and there are a few serialised rhymes in there.
Whether or not this book is a success, it was, like all my erotica, great fun to create.
I’ll soon be leaving erotica on the back shelf and I’ll concentrate on my other writing, but more of that in a future post. Meanwhile, if you’re interested in sampling erotic poetry: