sisirachandra vaduge

Rookie - 190 Points (14th march / Srilanka)

Pongaso'Ru - Poem by sisirachandra vaduge

‘ Rajinee you keep-up hearth '
' I will mix flavors for 'munetakiribath'
' Yes baby, aren't you grunge, what a beautiful here your cloth '
' Don't worry, I will ready every thing for this great auspicious forfeit '

Brilliant sun illuminate amicable surround
Gathering serve meal prepared under Botree compound
Men and women hospitable for everyone of that ground
Bees, butter, fly-dragons and pigeons crisscrosing around

Happy children's conservation is a great aspiration
On this holy Buddha's day of plantation
Invoke blessing by smother starvation
Pacify plants, animal and human depict forehead 'thunnooru' application

Nature conservation
For future generation
Water source inevitable for cultivation
God's blessing know well these children

Exemplifying administration
No other practical solution
Together education
Our prediction they may up-build that aspiring nation...

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

Plot: At the location of 7th mile post passara road Badulla Buddha shrine and Hindu Kovil premises Wewessa Tea Estate Badulla The Chief Planters daughter sand playing under Botree compound with community children at the time of busy parents volunteerly organized ' Wesak Dansala ' free meal supply for Wesak devotees on Poya Day 5th May 2012.

Ps. 'Pongasoru' is a blend of sweet meal prepared by country rice, greenpiece, sugar, drygraphsv fruits etc…to serve and sacrifice for most holistic Hindu gods and other spiritual powers by Srilankan Tea Estate Plantation tamil labour community.' Munetakiribath ' is the same in sinhala culture.Devadana is the meal prepared for gods by the devotees as such.' Thunnooru' is an ash colour sacred powder prepared by herbal ingredients, colours, saffron etc..They apply the paste on forehead exhibiting a colorful big dot to say that the devotee visited temple worshiped and expecting gods blessing.' Baby ' is a term used to address by this community for high caliber children but not prince or princesses of royal family.Rajinee is a name of a divine masquerade.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, May 14, 2012

Poem Edited: Wednesday, May 16, 2012

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