nimal dunuhinga

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

The Manacled Man's Itinerary - Poem by nimal dunuhinga

Tiny Termites are born to destruct the timber
And rust will destroy the iron.
Precious gold is everlasting,
But the shine will bring thieves more closely.
Beauty is a gift,
And you have to protect from the evil.
Life is a road. [It’s not silky anyhow]
The roadway full of road works ahead.
If this polite man is roadworthy somehow?
Then he goes to a certain extent,
Perhaps the frustration of sinister
He stops for a while on the way
And there is no more hearsay of the traveller.


Comments about The Manacled Man's Itinerary by nimal dunuhinga

  • (8/4/2006 7:08:00 AM)


    A poem of courage in the face of adversity. But the human spirit is greater than all the obstacles that might occur on the roadways of life. Shine on, my friend. Fine work, Nimal. (Report) Reply

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  • (8/4/2006 4:02:00 AM)


    Nimale, This one sounds like a metaphor for life. The roadblocks may deter even the most determined traveller. Your first lines read loud and clear. Beautiful. I am slightly confused by last few. Please enlighten me? love, Allie xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx (Report) Reply

  • (8/4/2006 3:41:00 AM)


    This is a deep piece. Susie xx. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, August 3, 2006

Poem Edited: Saturday, August 21, 2010


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