Dreams

Dreams don’t just volatilize They fly away far from our reach When we only remember the vapor A fragrance, an aroma, wisps Of what it is to lie flat in bed And look through a sheet of transparent Glass on the roof – so subtle, so fine Yet so defiant, unyielding, ruthlessly adamantine – Knowing…

Watching A Cricket Match

If you’re Sri Lankan, one of the thrills in your life Is to watch a match of cricket on TV, Especially when it’s a little shortened And all the players are wearing colored clothes. You sit in front with a mixture packet (little assortment of nuts and fried flour) And a bottle of coke beside…