nimal dunuhinga

Rookie - 151 Points (19, April,1951 / kalubovila East, Sri Lanka)

A Cactus Flower - Poem by nimal dunuhinga

If I am a Snake and you are a Cactus flower in a thorny bush.
Do you think that we can love forever?
If I am a River and you are the Bank
Then only we can join together in the Ocean of Love.
In the ocean if you turn to a Shark and I become a coral flower,
Then what will happen to our endless love?

To the eternal lovers who drowned in the stream of love.
Re-birth of my friend Denis.Joe may you long live!

Comments about A Cactus Flower by nimal dunuhinga

  • (12/21/2009 8:37:00 AM)

    Finest push-pull ‘contrasts’…and enjoyed with ten…Hats off Sir...
    Ms. Nivedita
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  • (4/8/2008 9:52:00 AM)

    Sometimes, the 'what if's' overpower the 'what is's'. Your compasion shines in this fine tribute to dear Denis Joe. I hope you are faring well in these past months, as I have not had much chance to catch up with you. (Report) Reply

  • (9/7/2007 10:34:00 AM)

    Warming and empathetic. Cannot argue with what was and is, but the future always brings surprises of its own. A Cactus can hurt. So can roses. We still accept what we are attracted to. With love goes suffering. We can't grow without hurting. (Report) Reply

  • (5/1/2007 2:20:00 PM)

    Compassionate, caring, and moving. And thanks for your comment on my poem. Warm wishes,
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  • (1/30/2007 12:53:00 AM)

    I am touched by this poem
    It is very deep
    I love your writing style
    I hope you write more poems
    It is time to publish your poems
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  • (9/30/2006 6:54:00 AM)

    Beautiful, but sad... I was drawn to this title as I collect cactus plants... I was not disappointed.... It would be lovely to think that we could live eternally with the one we love...
    Take care. Joey
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  • Melvina Germain (8/25/2006 9:48:00 PM)

    Beautiful poem Nimal, I love it----Melvina (Report) Reply

  • (5/26/2006 5:36:00 PM)

    A rare and beautiful effort, but with that touch of sadness that often makes your work so memorable.

    Warm regards,

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  • (5/14/2006 5:23:00 AM)

    A rare and beautiful flower lies within your heart, Love Duncan (Report) Reply

  • (5/13/2006 3:57:00 PM)

    This is my favourite by you. Susie. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 13, 2006

Poem Edited: Saturday, November 4, 2006

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