Jayatissa Liyanage

(21st June / Walasmulla, Sri Lanka)

The Drop of Warmth


The tears I have shed for you, Son,
Have treasured me making second to none
By being a bundle par symbolic of virtue,
Charm, simplicity, love, care as you do
Besides being a son in crown
To our virtuous world of our own
You never failed me shedding tears so sacred
Every time, whatever, however occurred;
Be it in your success or failure, win or loss
Joy or sorrow simply flowed out, nonetheless.
Today on your BD albeit smiles it invites
I shed more of tears from here to my respite
And feel proud of every single drop I shed
For you my son, because, they are worthy
I see the light, emanating from your crown
My enthroned prince, make you shine
While brightening up your realm
Besides, appends a glitter to my drop!

Submitted: Monday, April 28, 2014
Edited: Monday, May 05, 2014

Topic(s): love


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On this day falls the birth-day of my son, who is away in Japan. This poem I composed says all what I need to, in short.

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