Udaya R. Tennakoon


The Window


Gazing at unfocused directions
Time allows to the undefined signs
Shading lights and rainy sights
Keep silence without words

When the heart is hurt
In a moment of milk and water
Eyes and mind together but separated
Sits near the window as a way of life

You would say, yes of course
How wonderful, the evening shade
A slight smile hides the shape
The window is the repentance gate

In a bus and a train I prefer to sit
To set up my window upon it
I carry it with me like my glasses
Wear it when my mind agrees

Submitted: Monday, March 03, 2014
Edited: Monday, March 03, 2014

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