Treasure Island

nimal dunuhinga

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

Please do not cut the green grass!


I am the grass; I cover all.
-Carl Sandburg

'They cut the grass their children to run
And where do I play with my little ones? '
The old Grasshopper Father cries.

'Please do not cut the grass
As your children have enough parks to run,
It's a sin that Lawnmower cuts not only the grass?
Thin necks of our whole nation too! '
The old Grasshopper Mother shouts.

*To brother Premji Premji in gratitude!

Submitted: Tuesday, September 20, 2011

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