nimal dunuhinga

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

A Pilgrim Stands At The Road To Nowhere - Poem by nimal dunuhinga

Whenever he climbs up the singing mountain
As same as while his descending,
He hear some gentle foot steps behind him
And he looks around but sees nobody; This skinny wayfarer thinks
That the secret steps seems to be tired than him.

* The thorns that never harm the flower
But only the invaders,
Oh! What a wise combination is this?

Comments about A Pilgrim Stands At The Road To Nowhere by nimal dunuhinga

  • Alison Cassidy (10/6/2008 4:27:00 PM)

    Gentle irony pervades this pensive poem about those who strive for something beyond the ordinary and become lost in the process of their pilgrimage. I like the use of the word 'gentle' to describe the illusive footsteps of the pilgrim's unseen companion. Sandra's right. This one is definitely enigmatic. love, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ (Report)Reply

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  • Sandra Fowler (10/5/2008 1:35:00 PM)

    Once again, very profound. And very sad. Shadow footsteps.
    At least the pilgrim has company. Enigmatic.

    Warm regards,


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Poem Submitted: Sunday, October 5, 2008

Poem Edited: Sunday, May 24, 2009

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