Dilantha Gunawardana


The Indigo Blue Nomads (Ode To The Tuaregs) - Poem by Dilantha Gunawardana

The dry wind
In this barren desert land
Unhinging the top layer of sand
Gushing across
To the foreheads of weary travelers
Bohemians on camel back
In their perpetual blue
Traversing the great wide open
Of this bleakest of land
Indigo-veiled nomads
In their courageous journeys
In the sand dunes of the Sahara

From within this boundless ocean of sand
Where sweat outflows turquoise wadis
Where camels outnumber men
Rises the triumphant human spirit
Of a troupe of pastoral nomads
Wrestling the forces of destiny

For tomorrow
May not be a certainty

But tomorrow is
Yet another audacious adventure


Comments about The Indigo Blue Nomads (Ode To The Tuaregs) by Dilantha Gunawardana

There is no comment submitted by members..



Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?



Poem Submitted: Saturday, July 6, 2013

Poem Edited: Saturday, July 6, 2013


[Hata Bildir]