nimal dunuhinga

Well Remembered A Heartbroken Mother's Grief

A courageous but disturbed poor mother has brought her daughter
A ragged doll with sunken eyes.
It's a birthday gift picked from a garbage bin
Beside a wealthy house in the town.
Oh! She cried secretly like a turtledove's cooing.

I dedicate this poem for Happy Father's day.

Poem Submitted: Thursday, June 14, 2007
Poem Edited: Friday, March 11, 2011

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  • Matt MooneyMatt Mooney (12/24/2009 6:02:00 AM)

    Given with love it was a precious jewel to the little girl. Memorable poem for the season that's in it. Happpy Christmas!

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  • Sandra Fowler (6/23/2007 3:07:00 PM)

    Very touching and eloquent as always.May your gifted pen continue to be blessed.

    Take care.

    Sandra

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  • Emma Johnson (6/15/2007 4:34:00 AM)

    A Happy Father's Day to you, Nimal. Welcome back. Susie.

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  • Linda OriLinda Ori (6/15/2007 12:47:00 AM)

    Heartwrenching.....such is the unfairness of this world. Powerful impact in just a few short lines. Well done, Nimal.
    Linda xxx

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