if you do not

if you do not tell me
your name, i can not tell you
how the world is round

i can not share the intimate details
of a cloud falling through the nothing
to the ground

if you do not share
your name, i can not whisper
how the moon is fleeing

i can not tell you when
the darkness will descent
upon we so most unseeing

if you do not tell me
your name, the silence becomes
the endless reaching

i can not imagine what”it means to be