What rhymes with Gardasil?

Today's procrastination invitation: Feminist limerick-fest 2007!

Published March 14, 2007 3:20PM (EDT)

Calling all men from Nantucket! Blogger John Patrick has launched his annual online limerick festival. Here, BitchPh.D. throws down:

What misogynistic distortion!
These lies have grown out of proportion!
So BitchPhD
Says, Repeat after me:
Plan B is not an abortion!

OK, here's mine:

Why block a vaccine? Here's our answer.
Gardasil is no values-enhancer.
To prevent HPV
Causes sex, don't you see?
And quite frankly, we prefer cancer.*

There you go. Have at it.

*This limerick has been tweaked to improve rhymage since its original posting.

By Lynn Harris

Award-winning journalist Lynn Harris is author of the comic novel "Death by Chick Lit" and co-creator of BreakupGirl.net. She also writes for the New York Times, Glamour, and many others.

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