Monday, 9 September 2013


Pic by Nuwan Samaranayake

Those with map
reach destination
and the map-less
lose their way;
that’s easy dictum
the going-without-saying
of come-without-saying,
but this Kataragama
destination of pilgrim
resident of deity
landscaped with faith
and all its colors and moods,
creatures and habitat
is named and nameless
of freshly swept ancientness
home to all
no less home to each,
like all things sacred,
all things feared.  

[Inspired by the photography of Nuwan Samaranayake]