Buddy Wakefield (born June 4, 1974) is an American performance poet/slam poet. He is a two-time Individual World Poetry Slam Champion (2004 and 2005) whose latest works have been released by Righteous Babe Records (CD) and Write Bloody Publishing (books).
Buddy Wakefield was born in Shreveport, Louisiana and raised in Baytown, Texas. In 2001, he left his position as an executive assistant for... more »
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There is a chance
you will show up laughing
made of fortified fan blades and Ferris wheel lights
true of heart and best foot forward
our long-awaited love made easy,
remember for sure no doubt these things:
we are a point of complete.
standing guard over your solitude.
are monsters for most things approaching.
I'm probably gonna need a hand with that.
Neither one of them things is all that clean.
But the rain,
my lucky number,
been doin' her part to make things right
for the light ...