Love – An Elegy

What is spoon fed

By popular culture and media-shots

An inimitable place of the soul

And an unparreleled entitlement of each man

Subjugated to a counterfeit replica 

Mutating nature’s intrinisic design

With saccharine kisses

And carnages of red paint

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Author: meandererworld (Dilantha Gunawardana)

Dr Dilantha Gunawardana is a molecular biologist who graduated from the University of Melbourne. He moonlights as a poet. His poems have been accepted/published in Forage, American Journal of Poetry, Kitaab, Eastlit and Ravens Perch. He mixes science with poetry for a living, when what matters is the expression of both DNA and words into something serendipitous. Although an Australian citizen, Dilantha is domiciled in Sri Lanka, his country of birth.

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