nimal dunuhinga

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

A Red Cow Speaks with Deeds!


Passing the slaughter house
The barber stops for a while
And he feels his previous birth
That he's a cow!
Now I cut the hair
From a child to an adult
Never do a sin
And the mirror knows
But no way to express her emotions?
When I use the razor for shaving
I'll be very patient
Specially on butcher's throat
As still I feel that enormous pain
And what he did in my previous birth?


(For Dorothy A.Holmes apwlts2 in gratitude!)

Submitted: Wednesday, August 10, 2011
Edited: Thursday, August 11, 2011
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