It must have been some flash of inspiration
Rendered scientifically precise
Conclusions that he drew from observation
Feeding pigeons different types of rice
He said “Some get sick, and some get well…
It ain’t no germ or virus, not as far as I can tell.”
“There’s something else inside that feed…
It isn’t something bad they get, it’s something good they need.”
Thank you, Doctor Funk, for helping us understand.
Thank you, Doctor Funk, the original vitamin man.
Birth Of A Word written and performed by Casey Bennetto, (c) Genepool Productions 2018