Uni-lingual

Location

Noises surround me like the streets of New York,

But I can't hear a thing

My Ears are dead, but my eyes are awake

Their lips move with no sound leaving

I'm alone--solo

Porque yo no entiendo

 

I want to go back

where I can actually hear what people are saying

I want to laugh with them

Talk with them

I can hear their voices rise like a cresiendo

En mi paiz, yo comprendo

 

"Hola" a sound I heard from his lips

I can understand

What benefit is comprehending one sound?

I need to try

to produce a sound I do not know

"Um, Hello?" 

 

Poetry Terms Demonstrated: 

Comments

Need to talk?

If you ever need help or support, we trust CrisisTextline.org for people dealing with depression. Text HOME to 741741