nimal dunuhinga

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

The Brave Soldier - Poem by nimal dunuhinga

Hey! My handsome soldier
Your crystallized eyes destined
to be a bachelor in your entire life?
These eyes can mesmerize
Thousands of innocent lass in the world
Your young courage
Forced you to an unnecessary war.
You fought for others
With your colleagues.
These well to do hypocrites enjoy
With their off spring
And still we vote for them.
Do not worry my dear
The experience you gained
Is the preliminary qualification for the battle of Life?

To my unseen friend Dave.Tanguay

Comments about The Brave Soldier by nimal dunuhinga

  • (4/28/2006 6:08:00 PM)

    If we can overcome our battles on the inside then the outside should follow, a great write Love Duncan (Report) Reply

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  • (4/23/2006 3:00:00 PM)

    An eloquent tribute to a soldier-poet who is still committed to the ideals that made America great.

    Kind regards,

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  • (4/23/2006 2:58:00 PM)

    We are constantly plagued with unnecssary wars, yet the toughest battles are the ones with life. Lovely, Nimal. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, April 23, 2006

Poem Edited: Saturday, October 14, 2006

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