nimal dunuhinga

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

Raccoon - Poem by nimal dunuhinga

Yesterday I found this mammal in the trash bin,
Chiefly gray has a bushy ringed tail
Smiled with me like an old politician.
Today when I went to throw the garbage
Oh! It's almost dead but that rare smile is there.
How funny is this horrible life?
He gives and takes like a gambling.

Comments about Raccoon by nimal dunuhinga

  • (7/28/2007 8:14:00 PM)

    The politician metaphor is stunning! And the poem personalizes your raccoon and intensifies the experience wonderfully well. Excellent. love, Allie xxxx (Report) Reply

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  • (7/28/2007 1:59:00 PM)

    You write well in spite of all the difficulties. Praise for your gifted pen.

    Warmest regards,

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, July 28, 2007

Poem Edited: Friday, March 25, 2011

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