nimal dunuhinga

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

Writer's Cramp - Poem by nimal dunuhinga

Not only the muscles of the hand
his heart too got cramps
and the writing paper refused,
pen has hidden somewhere.
Candle it burned to the last stage
wax like his tears
Grand father clock stopped.
A cicada's chirp the resemblance of his heartbeat.
His fiancee has eloped
with his best friend
and there is no way
to express his misery.


Comments about Writer's Cramp by nimal dunuhinga

  • (8/5/2006 6:36:00 AM)


    Nimal, exasperation and desparation and the seeming end of things masterfully expressed. Thank you for the piece, and for dedicating it to one who has felt such things. t xxxx (Report) Reply

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  • (8/2/2006 6:24:00 PM)


    What a beautiful poem..You gave yourself away in words without reservation. And the result is a very exceptional write.

    Warm regards,

    Sandra
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  • Linda Ori (8/2/2006 2:53:00 PM)


    What a heartbreaking predicament! You write the feelings so well - nearly cried myself...........sad, and very well said.
    Linda
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  • (8/2/2006 2:41:00 PM)


    Hey Nimal, that was great! Your getting better on writting poems. keep up the good work (Report) Reply

  • (8/2/2006 2:38:00 PM)


    I have not read poetry that expresses in this way before,
    I am sat back in amazement
    10,10,10,10 across the board
    love duncan X
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  • (8/2/2006 2:36:00 PM)


    Oh! What a way to describe it! Nice poem! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, August 2, 2006

Poem Edited: Friday, August 20, 2010


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