I is someone else- Rimbaud.

 

I used to think I could write poetry. I can’t.
I thought they said the best poems are written with a broken heart and a cup of coffee gone cold.
I thought they said the writer would feel the broken pieces of his heart floating abut in his stomach.
I can feel the broken pieces of my heart floating in my stomach.
Yet I cannot write poetry.
I wish I could find an outlet for my tears.
I wish I could cry a river.
I wish I could write poetry.
I wish I could have a beautiful pain.
The kind people would smile from.
And nod their head and say,
’Aye, that is plain beautiful’.
I wish I could be a bird put in water.
I wish I could be a fish in the air.
The rest is history.
I wish I could write poetry.

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