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Unending Love/Tagore

“The story is about forgotten events and feelings unearthed from memory. …” from the photo exhibition “Dhaka: My Dreams, My Reality,”/Chobi Mela VI, 2011, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Reproduced here with kind permission. Photograph ©Debashish Shom.

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The Flower says

A flower blooms in monsoon rain. Photograph©Chulie de Silva

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Spike the photos

While looking at my old photos and sorting them out Spike Milligan’s nonsense verse came to mind looking at this seascape.

I must go down to the sea again, to the lonely sea and the sky;
I left my shoes and socks there - I wonder if they’re dry?

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Clenched Soul

Evening glow over Sabaragamuwa hills. Ratnapura, Sri Lanka. 18 January, 2012. Photograph©Chulie de Silva.

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I cannot remember my mother

For all of us who remembered our mothers on Mother’ Day, there are an equal number or more of children who didn’t for reasons of their own. This beautiful poem by Rabindranath Tagore, is for them with love. …

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