Treasure Island

nimal dunuhinga

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

General Fonseka’s entry into politics: Is it the end of democracy in Sri Lanka?


As a simpleton I do not see any difference in between War and Politics.
In the battlefield you kill the enemies by Arms & Ammunition.
But it's rather change in politics as most of the hypocrites use wet towels for the said purpose instead of shooting they do it by strangling,
I suggest that the General could get a retirement and wear a saffron robe for the end of journey?

Submitted: Thursday, October 29, 2009

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  • Alison Cassidy (10/30/2009 2:17:00 AM)

    The bitter words of experience inspire this powerful political commentary about a place fraught with conflict and always so dear to your heart, Nimal. Your disappointment and angst must touch all who read this fine poem. Love, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ (Report) Reply

  • Sandra Fowler (10/29/2009 5:28:00 PM)

    It would be tragic indeed if your beautiful
    country was to be fated for more suffering.
    You have so many loved ones there.
    I am sorry for them and sorry for you.

    Kindly,

    Sandra (Report) Reply

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