Treasure Island

nimal dunuhinga

(19, April,1951 / kalubovila East, Sri Lanka)

A bird flies beyond the sky


This rare bird tells of its encounter
When the Telescopic man gossips;
'I found nothing but emptiness
And I was breathless
Then I *flew downwards.'

* The bird used that instead of declining it seems.

Submitted: Wednesday, May 06, 2009

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  • Ken E Hall (2/28/2010 3:11:00 PM)

    High in the sky to find empty space same as the other end of the telescope,
    we should note....
    regards (Report) Reply

  • Ben Gieske (12/17/2009 3:42:00 PM)

    Great. A new perspective of viewing ourselves. This opens up a new world of exploration. (Report) Reply

  • Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (7/5/2009 12:06:00 PM)

    'I found nothing but emptiness
    And I was breathless
    Then I *flew downwards.'... simply holloness inthe sky.... only beautiful in description... good write... (Report) Reply

  • Alison Cassidy (5/8/2009 8:16:00 PM)

    A paradoxical piece about 'venturing where no man has gone before'. Your creative imagination is in fine form today, Nimal. Love, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ (Report) Reply

  • Sandra Fowler (5/7/2009 3:54:00 PM)

    The impossible dream of flying beyond the sky. Only those who are in touch
    with infinity can do that. Fascinating write.

    Warm regards,

    Sandra (Report) Reply

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