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)

e. e. cummings

Some thoughts…

On this Poem: This playful poem won me over with the combination of sexual tension and humor delivered with such pithy style and the suggestions of a casual fling, and an unseen wife lurking in the wings portending complications for the relationship – c’est la vie. Read more