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John J. Petrolino III

John J. Petrolino III -- jpetrolinoiii@yahoo.com -- lives in Middletown, N.J. He is a U.S. Merchant Marine officer and was a feature for the traveling class: “Jack Kerouac Wrote Here.” He also was a featured poet on poetryvlog.com and has had work in The Idiom magazine. Galleira, his book was released in early 2008. Visit him on the Web at www.johnpetrolino.com.

Love Without Sex: A Poem

Why is it we’ll put ourselves through
Love without sex?
The virtue of humanity has
existed forever, yet we allow
new rules to govern.

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