Aphasia

Written by: Rory Ian Bualan

Hint: This is not a poem.

If one can put words in feelings then
things will go easy for me.
And if feelings will have words with them
then things will never be.

…

Let’s start with the blue bird -
a mane, that’s what you shall have;
because a birdie with no mane
is an owl exposed to sunlight.

Let’s not forget the blue moon -
a muzzle, that will be handy for you;
Let all your screams dwarf the stars
and for once shine.

And the blue eagle -
a character. All you have is
a large beak and rowdy feathers!
Fly not with false pride.

…

And if this is not coming across,
all I can say is that, “You have
to have an eye for a poem and
an ear for a nice painting.”