This is one of my very favorite pieces of Spoken word poetry. This literally makes me feel almost every emotion I am humanly capable of.
Pure campy fun from the delightful Mary Lambert. “Know Your Name” Lady, can I get you closer? Lady, would you come on over? I, think
Me, unable to stop thinking about you You, the one I couldn’t have Push-me, pull-you Come closer Go away Me, always off-balance You, one minute
memories of summer nights sky midnight silk studded with diamonds my heart beating fast with you sitting next to me on a scratchy plaid blanket
I remember the fear You showed in your eyes Your expression You didn’t want to disappoint Not that you ever could I was a man
when I first embraced love that dared not speak its name I was drawn to her moth to flame I could not bear to leave
iva markicevic is a wanderer and poet. she divides her time between working towards her computer science degree, reading, and wishing she was on