nimal dunuhinga

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

Wading Birds - Poem by nimal dunuhinga

Cranes and Herons fly in the twilight sky
A loon idles at a riverbank,
Full Moon peeps like a new coin to illuminate the dark side of life
And the ferryman shouts; 'Nobody wants to cross the river.'

* That both I and you have had to travel and trudge through the long round is owing to our not discovering, not penetrating the four truths.What four?
They are the noble truth of suffering, the noble truth of the origin of suffering, the noble truth of the cessation of suffering, and the noble truth of the way leading to the cessation of suffering. [The Buddha]

Comments about Wading Birds by nimal dunuhinga

  • Romeo Della Valle (12/16/2009 9:44:00 PM)

    Nimal, once again, you have shown to me and the entire world the great talent you have, this is a well written piece, you definitely got my vote,10+++, keep the good work, you got what it takes, Love and Peace, Your brother, Romeo, Love and Peace... (Report) Reply

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  • (7/20/2007 9:52:00 AM)

    Nimal, my dearest friend, once again a beautiful landscape. It is as if the poet is telling us that he must be heard. And he is right. He has to be heard. (Report) Reply

  • (7/20/2007 8:09:00 AM)

    My poet friend, you have painted a word picture here of the highest quality. Superb write. Take care.

    Warm regards,

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  • (7/20/2007 3:06:00 AM)

    So much more than a beautiful description, your words reach deep into the soul. A sublime piece - one of your best. love, Allie xxxx (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, July 19, 2007

Poem Edited: Tuesday, March 22, 2011

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