The Following Content is Acceptable

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The UK just passed new obscenity legislation, design to restrict sexual freedom, particularly women’s sexual expression. Read here and here for analysis (links contain descriptions of sex acts). The below erasure is a response, and is drawn from this blog on obscenity law. The poem references sex, but is not explicit. A plain text version follows the image.

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THE FOLLOWING CONTENT IS ACCEPTABLE

Today marks the beginning

Impose, restrict,
depict, demand
the crown, service the
sex.

Whip
the impact.

Sing acceptable the
body.

Fist is acceptable. Knuckle is
acceptable. Hands be acceptable as long.

Believe.

Consider
their position.

It is acceptable to
switch,

acceptable even to mouth
the transparent.

Any form is acceptable.

It may accept it is formed as sex, is
enjoyed by art.

Outrage the
public. Be sure the question was
shot and
is acceptable, a
key in the
eye.

Anything
is absolute
form
and clear
and play.

Perform acceptable,
ally
acceptable,
bond acceptable,
view acceptable,
draw
acceptable.

Thus art, story and text come.

Act
transient and extreme to be.

Pain is acceptable, skin acceptable,
need acceptable, and injury too.

Breath is
acceptable. Breath is acceptable.
There is this. The airways open.
Try this.

This will depend on the surface, upon being.

Sound is acceptable,
and love.

Other is acceptable, is clear,
is a
vanishing spite.
Try it.

Power is unacceptable, since people have
a purpose. “Machines” are acceptable. The test
is violence.

Song is acceptable, it is gentle.
Blood is acceptable.
Reddening acceptable.
Hold
acceptable. Rest acceptable. Sing
sing sing acceptable.

Deep
language is acceptable.

These lines should be
no more.

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