Treasure Island

nimal dunuhinga

(19, April,1951 / kalubovila East, Sri Lanka)

Two Farms And In Between A Barbed-Wire Fence?


Hey! My country lassie
you're belong to this vegetable farm
and I am here attached to the animal farm.
A slight difference in between my boss and them?
Boss uses his slang and animals the tail
to send the gadflies away.............!
I plucked a daffodil flower for your long hair
from the fence and when you give me a nod
in the leap year?

to the poetess Magnolia with gratitude!


nimal p.dunuhinga

Submitted: Thursday, July 04, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, July 23, 2013
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[Independence Day, commonly known as the Fourth of July, is a federal holiday in the United States commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4,1776, declaring independence from the Kingdom of Great Britain. Independence Day is commonly associated with fireworks, parades, barbecues, carnivals, fairs, picnics, concerts, baseball games, family reunions, and political speeches and ceremonies, in addition to various other public and private events celebrating the history, government, and traditions of the United States. Independence Day is the National Day of the United States. And here is my poem for your kind perusal on this holiday.]

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