Treasure Island

nimal dunuhinga

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

Nothing to Write Today


I struggled to scribble something
But ideas run away,
Anyway I would like to write few lines
That I found in my old notebook.
' I was born on the nineteenth of April,1951
Somewhere in a rural hospital in Sri Lanka
And my parents were given me a name to identify.
Where were they now?
I hear their voices in a distant calling my name
And they are searching me in my native island.
But I am far away and here I am anonymous.

Submitted: Friday, April 13, 2007
Edited: Monday, February 14, 2011
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  • Alison Cassidy (4/14/2007 2:41:00 AM)

    dearest Nimal, the music of your verse carries your message of pain and suffering on wings of song across the world. love, Allie xxxx (Report) Reply

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