nimal dunuhinga

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

Their Nets Of Hope Are Empty - Poem by nimal dunuhinga

Fishermen laid the nets and just idled in the sea
And what they brought to the shore in their catamarans?
It's really understood that fish have formed a strong trade union,
And their motive is remain in the sea bed.
Your thin line never touches the bottom brother!
And they expect human flesh in the bait one day.

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  • (3/21/2009 12:06:00 AM)

    This witty poem reminds me of a children's story by Roald Dahl in which the duck shooters grow wings and the ducks move into their houses. Role reversal par excellence. I detect there is a strong moral inside your empty nets. Love, Allie ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ (Report)Reply

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  • (3/9/2009 1:48:00 PM)

    It would seem that fish are getting more intelligent every day.
    Very ironic. Praise for your insight and candor.

    Warm regards,


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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 9, 2009

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