nimal dunuhinga

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

Haves And Have-Nots - Poem by nimal dunuhinga

The same air they breathe
under the one sky.
They share the light & darkness equally.
The same water they use
but the money-tree
never grows
in their hard bitten soil.

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  • Brian Dorn (6/4/2006 9:04:00 PM)

    Nimal, unfortunately, money trees won't grow without rich soil... excellent write! !
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  • (5/26/2006 6:43:00 AM)

    nothing richly built, on quicksand remains too long.

    hardbitten soil becomes valuable property... when that's all that's left to stand on.
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  • (5/26/2006 6:00:00 AM)

    A very wise and insightful poem.

    Kindest regards,

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  • (5/26/2006 5:13:00 AM)

    Absolutely brilliant. Thank you for this piece, Nimal. I love it. Susie. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, May 26, 2006

Poem Edited: Wednesday, August 19, 2009

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