May I Feel, Said He

People think of ee cummings as avant garde and incomprehensible and avoid him like the plague.  Well, sometimes he is.  But he is also one of the great romantics and very funny.  Try this one and see if you perhaps can understand it.  Hugs

may i feel said he
by e e cummings

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)

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