Daily Archives: Friday, 04 April 2014

Poetry 04, 2014

Today,
every woman is looking
for a birth control option
that fits her life. Maybe
you’ve been using an effective
hormonal method of birth
control but are concerned
about hormone-related side-effects,
such as
weight gain,
mood swings,
acne or headaches.

Maybe you don’t like
the daily or weekly routines
or monthly trips to the pharmacy.
Or perhaps you’ve been using
non-hormonal methods, but you’d like
to keep the moment with your partner
spontaneous. And since
nobody’s perfect, you don’t want
a slip-up to happen that could
put you
at a higher risk
of getting pregnant.

But now,
there’s something else
to think about: the only
reversible birth control
that’s both highly effective
and completely hormone
free.

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Prompt: Found poetry. Look to Craigslist, newspapers, Twitter, anywhere for unintentional poetry. Using the original text, punctuate and use line breaks to turn it into a poem. NaPoWriMo