Mountain Dew

I remember the first time I drank a bottle of Mountain Dew. I was told that it had the most caffeine  Content of notable fizzy drinks, But I didn’t care and I went on, Gulping down the beautiful freshness Of mountain springs, as the name suggests, But is only a fizzy beverage that Leaves an…

Our Daughter

I’m the package, If I had a six pack and biceps and triceps, But I’m not, I’m no gym freak Or someone who wants to be Mr Universe Or for that matter Mr Sri Lanka. I’m just a normal guy, who Only wants my woman to see me, Through the lens of a fairy tale…

Christmas

Snowy mountain tops Where abominable snowmen are found, Searching for some grub, like they would like To be invited to a Christmas feast. The timber wolves march on, In a crowded gang, while two reindeers Pull a sleigh over a chimney, while the huskies Bark like mad at the falling snow. And while this is…

If It Snowed in Colombo

What we, here in Sri Lanka, will never know Or see, or feel, and still dream of, During Christmas time, forgetting We have beautiful sunrises and sunsets And days that beautify your world, With blooming hibiscuses and carnations, And still we dream of falling snow, the little crystals, That fall just to cover the chimneys,…

Christmas

Down that noisy road in Colombo, The horns peep, while people Look around at Christmassy sights; Large candy sticks far bigger Than Barbers’ poles, and pine trees By the dozen, sold beside the main roads And one beggar child looks around From under a large festive shop sign Where the window, is sparkling, With fairy…

Snow

There is snow everywhere you look In the northern hemisphere, It is the long road to Christmas, When a fat saint brings in the cheer And gifts galore. While we look outside At a white Christmas, snow sculptures That look ravishing in white, When our hearts conveniently fall Carefree, and full of mirth. Snow, Is…

Searching for the Good Guy

” Again I tell you, it is easier for a camel to pass through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of God.” There are the barren dreams, That are empty of the type of ammo, That you need to break down, Lucifer’s lairs, those men and women…