Treasure Island

nimal dunuhinga

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

Boardinghouse by the riverside


He has lost his youthful idealism.
The old bachelor sips his mug of coffee,
She stirred well the spinster Landlady.
I have no idea any further,
But he's a boarder with the rest two,
A barber and a bankrupt fisherman.
Bachelor depends on his pension
And he dreams all the time,
If he marries this stingy lady
by an accident he could buy
The fisherman's selling boat
and live happily by fishing?

[We are always the same age inside.-Stein]

nimal dunuhinga

Submitted: Monday, April 23, 2012

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