Sunday, December 17, 2006

e.e. cummings (no pun intended)

Boston's Trinity Church
Since I can't bear to leave you without being on a more chipper note, here is another poem by e.e. cummings (also check out his poem "Cambridge Ladies," the best part being the last line about a moon rattling around like an angry piece of hard candy). Your eyes are big Love Crumbs.

may i feel said he may i feel said he
(i'll squeal said she
just once said he)
it's fun said she
(may i touch said he
how much said she
a lot said he)
why not said she
(let's go said he
not too far said she
what's too far said he
where you are said she)
may i stay said he
(which way said she
like this said he
if you kiss said she
may i move said he
is it love said she)
if you're willing said he
(but you're killing said she
but it's life said he
but your wife said she
now said he)
ow said she
(tiptop said he
don't stop said she
oh no said he)
go slow said she
(cccome?said he
ummm said she)
you're divine! said he
(you are Mine said she)

Clever, obscene, short, irreverent...what more can you ask for?

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