nimal dunuhinga

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

Hollywood - Poem by nimal dunuhinga

A suburb of Los Angeles, California
Very famous for the motion-picture industry it seems.
I hear they are searching a new actor for an ugly role.
Suddenly I sent one of my old photographs with a resume.
And I got a prompt reply; 'Sorry Sir, you are too ugly for the role.
But anyway we decided to hang your photograph in our studio for future references.'
I responded, 'Thank you very much for your kindness Sir.
And I hope you give me a King's role very soon.'


Comments about Hollywood by nimal dunuhinga

  • (11/6/2007 6:20:00 PM)

    Nimal, you deliver these outrageous lines with such a straight face. This is a delightful send up of the whole 'beautiful' hollywood world. Wonderful poem. love, Allie xxxx (Report)Reply

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  • (11/6/2007 1:30:00 PM)

    Much wit and wisdom in this one. Ugliness like beauty is in the eye of the beholder.
    Write on, Nimal.

    Warmest regards,

    Sandra
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, November 6, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, April 22, 2011


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