Thursday, 15 December 2016

The Canal

The well-dressed canal
walks through the paddy-fields

That an insomniac reservoir
had these clothes stitched
the canal has not
to a single rice stalk whispered
as yet

[translation of "ඇළ" from the collection "මීළඟ මීවිත" by Ruwan Bandujeewa]

1 comment :

  1. You created a want in me ,going to buy this book right away.A giant story hidden in these few lines....Beautiful poem with fragrance of our heritage .