Udaya R. Tennakoon


Evening Hunger - Poem by Udaya R. Tennakoon

When hunger came
I went to kitchen
Cooked rice
Made a soup of chicken

Hunger lessened
Had a glass of wine
Felt not comfortable
To have the food alone

Took the mobile phone
Called to him
Who lives same as I

Welcoming sudden invitation
He is to come
Prepared the table for two

Second glass of wine
Toasted with the friend
We had a happy time
Talking about problems

Transcendent solution
To the boarding evening

Tomorrow
How it will be

Hunger is not the curry for meal all the time
Wine is not the friend for loneliness all the time


Comments about Evening Hunger by Udaya R. Tennakoon

  • Gold Star - 14,135 Points * Sunprincess * (9/28/2012 6:05:00 PM)

    This is a very nice write..and enjoyed dinner thanks.. :) (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 0 Points Greg Uhan (9/18/2012 9:14:00 AM)

    Beautiful write, friendship, God, simple moments of pleasure, and the hope with each new day. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Thomas Hsi (9/17/2012 3:43:00 AM)

    Wow! You really know how to describe the 'under-belly' of living. The human condition in all its forms. Thank you for sharing your poetry. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 117 Points Terry O'leary (9/16/2012 8:28:00 PM)

    Very nice image of the human condition... Terry (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Eric Cockrell (9/16/2012 7:26:00 PM)

    we who walk the path always seek true companions! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 321 Points Poetheart Morgan (9/16/2012 6:04:00 PM)

    The solitude is well described in your pen! ! ! is very difficult to deal with it every day,
      then they come when they could, Friends. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Www. Poemhunter.com/m-d-dinesh-nair-2 (9/16/2012 7:50:00 AM)

    You are so natural... you are to give a different experience altogether over here. Thank you for the invitation. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,627 Points Smoky Hoss (9/15/2012 7:05:00 PM)

    Very wise words. Good poem. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, September 15, 2012

Poem Edited: Sunday, September 16, 2012


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