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Category Archive: marriage

Sep 11 2013

The Concerned Neighbor

There’s a little get-together In the house across the street Where they’ll have some beers, some chips and dips, And maybe grill some meat Though it’s not the sort of recipe My family cares to eat, Still, I must admit, they’ve gathered quite a crowd. All the cooking is downwind from me There’s nothing I …

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Aug 23 2013

The Ballad Of Kat and Krista (Or, Why The Church Is Losing)

The city saw progress; It’s moving, at last, But the church remains stubbornly Stuck in the past When Kat married Krista They first had to fight Till the city agreed To their benefits right So health care was covered Which only seems just And the city agreed That they certainly must And Kat’s parents supported …

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Jul 25 2013

Why, Oh Why, Oh Why-Oh (…Would You Act This Way, Ohio)

Attorney General Mike DeWine (Republican, Ohio) Is looking for an act of hate To supplement his bio He can’t be seen as gentle (He’s Republican, of course) So while Jim’s love John is dying Mike is showing no remorse While he can’t appeal the ruling (Which is really quite a shame) He can still deny …

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Jul 22 2013

John and Jim: An Update

This is why it matters. James Obergefell has lived with the love of his life for 20 years before they married two weeks ago. They also hoped to be buried next to each other, to spend eternity together, but the state of Ohio and his spouse’s relatives won’t let him – because he married another …

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Jul 15 2013

The Wedding Of John And Jim

This is the story of John and Jim; Jim loves John, and John loves him; Twenty years, six months, and eleven days Already married in many ways, They finally got to say their vows With every right the law allows Just watch the story—don’t ask why… And I fucking dare you not to cry. I …

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Mar 29 2013

Hey, It’s Only A Word

Foolishly, mulishly Internet Solomons Contemplate cutting the Baby in half Thinking the problem is Etymological Offer solutions that Just make me laugh One thing about the same-sex marriage cases in the news–it sure makes online news comment threads a target-rich environment. In three different locations, by multiple commenters on each, one comment was quite common: …

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Mar 29 2013

Marriage Week: Sanctity

The date: January 1, 2008. The place: New Hampshire. The scene: Politicians everywhere, vying with one another to succeed George the Lesser. Staking out positions to appeal to their party’s faithful, demonizing their opponents, in their own and in the other party. Parties, I should say–NH gets all the fringe candidates as well. NH voters …

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Mar 28 2013

Marriage Week: Bliss

As Marriage Week continues, I look back at June of 2011, watching the New York Senate vote. And butcher a Billy Joel song. (I have the New York Senate live stream up on another window, and this song insinuated itself on my brain. I’m posting it before the vote–NY, you’d better do the right thing, …

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Mar 28 2013

Flat Earth Thinking, At The Supreme Cart

The Supreme Cartographer, known perhaps As the final word in the world of maps, Was told that science had recently found (To his great surprise) that the world was round. That as accurate as his maps might appear He’d improve them at once by assuming a sphere The idea was new, but the data were …

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Mar 27 2013

People I Know

Where to begin? In no particular order… D. D is a conservative republican heterosexual woman. She’s been married twice; divorced, then widowed. She’s on the market. Actively. Has never wanted children (in part, this led to the end of marriage #1), but very much likes being married. M & K. The brother of a friend …

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