Abso-bleeping-lutely! Used judiciously, curse words can add punch and realism to a piece, especially because that's how most people converse these days. Especially me. I've practiced the F-bomb for decades, and now it seems natural. Should I even trust a writer who won't use that word? Fuck, no!
Science lover, contributing editor at SalishMagazine.org, veggie gardener, expat