62nd Independence Day Whispering Wishes
Sri Lanka celebrates another 4th February sans pandemonium
Momentous first National Day, second decade of this millennium
Wrathful conflicts broke nearly after thirty painful long years
The sun shone brightly to welcome nation away from crucial war fears.
On this 62nd anniversary, may the true spirit of great Independence
Spark in every Sri Lankan heart without rays of any vengeance
Let us salute War Heroes who made us see the prosperous era
Preserve their dignity, be grateful, herald bountiful peaceful era.
To ensure Motherland with renewed vigour unending determination
To echo chimes of freedom gained through non-violation,
On this historic day let's recall concept of true Independence,
That wasn't a revolution, but a super noble performance.
Soaring in every human heart Forgiveness, Togetherness, perseverance
Let's cultivate genuine dedication, selflessness 'n tolerance.
With active presence of world's four faiths so great
We're armed with significant basic apparatus for a smart start.
Psychosis of fear uncertainty gradually evaporated
Threats of violence no more, vicious civil conflicts defeated
May this golden year of Independence echo of peace grant pride of place
Mankind be endowed with a sense of solid patriotism for a single race.
It's a day we collectively commemorate sensibly celebrate
To overcome mountains of difficulties, human nature anticipate
After liberating from thirty years terrorism now a unified serene
Let's commemorate Independence in grandiose manner Triumph of Democracy
All sins forgotten forgiven for traditional means of coexistence
Ensure better fruitful future for longing, suffering people par
May Mother Sri Lanka bless each alike true peace 'n unity,
For decades to come, to breathe in comfort, relaxation, overflowing