Edna SVM, On Wearing Her First Bikini
Breasts are just breasts, you guys, like feet or ears,
a pair you’re born with—well, this pair appears
later, not all that useful till we need them,
when babies come along, and we can feed them.
Otherwise, they’re more like lottery tickets,
this one gets “flat,” that one gets “house of brick”—it’s
just like you, with parts that vary in size,
but out of sight where we can’t scrutinize.
We shouldn’t let it be the start of wars—
It’s out of our control, and out of yours,
I guess, a quick reaction you can’t stifle
when, on a beach, you’re greeted with an eyeful.
But size, just keep in mind while you are peeking,
is idle, biologically speaking.