Treasure Island

nimal dunuhinga

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

Three dangerous reptiles and a beautiful frog in a deep well


Cobra sings in Swahili 'What a beautiful creature are you? This world is so vast and you stuck in a deep well for nothing, come out honey in a rainy day.'
'Though I am a huge reptile my heart is very soft sweetheart and I can teach you a knot when you hide in my bosom.' Python boasts.
'I may be a venomous serpent but I never sting your heart my darling.'
Viper whispers.
'Thank you very much my dear friends and I am so grateful for your intimacy, I wait for heavy rains and when there is an overflow I could have come out from this dungeon into your strange world.' Frog utters a Guttural note.

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Submitted: Sunday, February 15, 2009
Edited: Sunday, February 15, 2009

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  • Sandra Fowler (2/16/2009 5:57:00 AM)

    Three dangerous reptiles indeed. I hope the beautiful frog stays in the deep well.
    Excellent satire.

    Kind regards,

    Sandra (Report) Reply

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