nimal dunuhinga

Rookie - 145 Points (19, April,1951 / kalubovila East, Sri Lanka)

A Bride from an Orphanage


An innocent virgin from a hidden haunted house
Who comes out to the new civilized world?
The Bridegroom is unknown from the lower depths?
We all wish them a happy wedded life forever
And bring a dozen of polite offspring to this lopsided cruel world?

* I humbly dedicate this poem to the prominent Sri Lankan singer Maestro Pandith Amaradeva and the lyrics of this great song by the celebrated poet Mahagama Sekara............
' The river flows from the past
And the beauty of the dream world
I see in your eyes
my beloved.'

Submitted: Saturday, October 21, 2006
Edited: Tuesday, October 26, 2010

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  • Gold Star - 29,595 Points Mehta Hasmukh Amathalal (4/20/2010 11:06:00 PM)

    We all wish them a happy wedded life forever
    And bring a dozen of polite offspring to this lopsided cruel world? great tribute with touching words... nice one....10

    read mine... a rare gesture (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 958 Points Jasbir Chatterjee (3/4/2010 11:57:00 PM)

    My best wishes go to the newly-married couple! The world is cruel and already far too populated, so dozen offspring would, I guess, be far too many; one or two should be enough. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 127 Points Allemagne Roßmann (2/16/2010 9:55:00 PM)

    We all wish them a happy wedded life forever--in fact i wish them a centennery of married life.

    Very toucning and realistic incumbence of mind.Charity begins at home at least in feelings for others.I like this approach.Cheers. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Catrina Heart (3/23/2009 12:11:00 AM)

    Wishing them too a happy life in this mystic world....Nice poem to share forth, , ,10 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Duncan Wyllie (10/28/2006 9:17:00 AM)

    well done again Nimal another piece of inspiratonal thought from you
    Love duncan X (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Alison Cassidy (10/23/2006 8:47:00 PM)

    A very good description with a ironic political barb in its tail. You share your social conscience with the reader. Fine penning. love, Allie xxxxxxxxxxx (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Sandra Fowler (10/22/2006 5:19:00 AM)

    Very unique and original. Write on, Nimal.

    Kind regards,

    Sandra (Report) Reply

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