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Same-Sex Marriage Is Kosher!

In California, judges rule
That same-sex marriages are cool.
A girl may now a female wed,
Two males may share a marriage-bed.
It’s legal, on the up-and-up,
So drain the brimming loving-cup!

This novelty connubial
Is all quite constitutional.
The justices from bench explain
Anatomy is not germane.
What counts and matters, they enthuse,
Is being free to pick and choose.

When one selects one’s future mate,
It’s O.K. now to deviate.
And nodding, everyone agrees
It’s alright to take liberties.
’Cause liberty, the gay folks shout,
Is really what it’s all about.

Will our good judges now endorse
New guides and standards for divorce?
Expect some fresh, creative torts
To be debated in the courts!

Religionists, of many sects,
Are angered, outraged, sorely vexed.
The justices’ decree they spurn
And vow the law to overturn.
Society is plagued by plights:
Religion versus civil rights!


‘Zelbik-Min’ Khasene Iz Kosher

A khasene fun “zelbik min”
Nisht mer iz an aveyre (sin).
In land vi Schwarzenegger voynt,
Di hoykh, hekhst rikhter makht der point:
S’iz yetst O.K. (zog nisht oy vey)
Tsu makhn lib the homo way.

Dos iz, a man meg mit a man
A shidekh makhn! aza plan!
A moyd meg oykhet mit a froy
Baheftn zikh! azelkher ploy!
Anatomia? Nit tsu der zakh!
Alts eyns! Gikh a khupe makh!
Oysklaybn yetst a kumedikn spouse
Iz vos gezets umzist allows,
Abi libhobers, gliklekh, ken
Oysfirn frayhayt, fuln bren!
Yo, frayhayt blaybt yesoydesdik,
Ahin gefint men mazel, glik

Farshpreyt botsiungen, of course,
Ken zayn der veg tsu nokh divorce.
(Advokatn vern fet
Ven klientn zukhn get).
Religie folk, gerayzt fun kaas,
Zey protestirn yetst en masse.
Zey zidlen zikh, zey shrayn foul,
Zey makhn koyles (aza howl!).
Zayer geshrey iz daytlekh, klor — ‘siz “Feh!
“In d’rerd geyt Cal-if-orn-i-eh!”

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