nimal dunuhinga

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

A bitter pill implies where I belong


I signed the back of a lottery ticket, filled the name and address clearly.
The night is sleeping but still I am awake in a Gas station to fulfill the boisterous vehicles.
I hear a whisper in my decaying wallet.
'Hey! Dear this is not the winning ticket exactly but a day would be appeared and bring you the lucky chance soon.' The lottery muttered.
After a lazy yawn I speak to myself;
'Nowadays the papers talk much while the poor people shut their mouths as nothing to put in for digest.'

* To Gheorghe Zamfir!
Your divine magical pan flute's notes impress me how to grab the fleeing life?

Submitted: Wednesday, May 13, 2009

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  • Corinne Rider (8/24/2010 1:13:00 PM)

    Am I correct I that talk does not feed the hungry? I appreciate your references, personalized descriptions of the subjects in your writings. Your is heart rending. Thank You. (Report) Reply

  • Patrick A. Martin (8/30/2009 11:07:00 PM)

    A bitter pill? ? One wonders if it be not so bitter but maybe inspirational. I long ago came to see that one's belongings do not belong to him but he belongs to his belongings.10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 154 Points Dr.subhendu Kar (5/27/2009 10:22:00 AM)

    let the night sleep in its way in furrow
    lest flute may tell our intoning reeks
    how us to hold back fleeing tones, , , , , , , , , , , , , , , wonderful write by the imagery, yet of unique genre,10++, thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 154 Points Alison Cassidy (5/17/2009 11:35:00 PM)

    You manage to touch so many buttons in your work Nimal. The political, imaginative and poetic dimensions of this one are sublime. And Georgie Zamfir will always lift the spirit with his beautiful pan flute. Love, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 154 Points Sandra Fowler (5/13/2009 5:10:00 PM)

    You are always true to your own originality. A very vivid
    write.10, for you.

    Warm regards,

    Sandra (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 154 Points Paul Hansford (5/13/2009 1:38:00 PM)

    'boisterous vehicles', 'decaying wallet' - unusual but striking adjectives that bring this piece to life. (Report) Reply

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