nimal dunuhinga

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

A Pauper Doesn'T Want A Parachute - Poem by nimal dunuhinga

Who gives him a wake up call?
But he gets up before the Sunrise.
His kingdom is the roadside
That leads to a housing complex.
He has no worries of the rent, water bills and electricity.
Under the dim lamp post he reads his complicated palm.
And he found his wealth line already disappeared.
He too goes out with the birds for food.
And no regrets of yesterday, today and tomorrow.
Only he scares of the free breathing,
One day he has to give up forever
Whenever he meets his friend the grave-digger.


Comments about A Pauper Doesn'T Want A Parachute by nimal dunuhinga

  • (3/5/2009 7:24:00 PM)

    Nimal this is enchanting! You share your pauper's story with a gentle eccentricity which touches the intellect as well as the heart. A dear friend of mine says the more you have, the more you have to lose. Your pauper personifies the ultimate spiritual quest of us all for non attachment - beautifully. love, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 5, 2009



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