Udaya R. Tennakoon

Buddha And Robe - Poem by Udaya R. Tennakoon

Philosophy as statue
Hangs on the wall
Agents represents
Not in the heart

Blind piousness
Sinks in drunkenness
Enlighten kindness
Is a parochial business

A king coconut cloth
Covers up the truth
Survives as a capital
Prolongs the soul

Sin and merit
A product of profit
A temple market
Sells a conflict

Reproduced philosophy
Buys and sells no happy
Justice for the humanity
Violent is so pretty

Buddha is voiceless
Robe is meaningless
The word is helpless
The truth is powerless

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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 3, 2014

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 4, 2014

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