Chicago

There’s a 1993 film called “Come or Go Chicago” A frivolous comedy starring a comedian Freddy Silva. I can’t help but wonder what that saying means, Chicago, the birth place of the skyscraper The throngs of Nobel Prize winners, A university that demands respect, And the place of the doomsday clock. Evidence that life comes…

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The American Poem

I read Academy of Poets and Poetry Foundation From time to time, and 60% of the time I’m as aloof as a dog with a bone A bone that is too far polarized, too outlandish To gather to my poor old Sri Lankan intellect. I read the long narrated stories Of unfolding doorways and the…

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