Treasure Island

Udaya R. Tennakoon


Trap and Bird


Birds flocking together
Blaming to the snared bird
Not for the trap

In the sense of knowing
Return not again to them
Find faults and blame him
Not to trap.

He has gone to go
A journey that never has gone.

If he crossed it
Birds would fly behind him.
Would and could be able
To eat and to taste
fruits and nuts
And to enjoy the freedom
Never have had

Submitted: Wednesday, August 29, 2012

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