Treatise On Perfection

The full moon – perfection unparalleled

An apical circle no mathematician or astronomer

Would counter or alienate

A glistening satellite by day-fall

And sleeping beauty by day

Lapsing in circadian revolutions of shadow and bloom 

Where on the visage of one celestial creature

Lies the pinnacle of beauty

Far beyond the reach of man

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meandererworld (Dilantha Gunawardana)

Dr Dilantha Gunawardana is a molecular biologist, who graduated from the University of Melbourne. He moonlights as a poet. Dilantha wrote his first poem at the ripe age of 32 and now has more than 1700 poems on his blog. His poems have been accepted/published in Forage, Kitaab, Eastlit, American Journal of Poetry and Ravens Perch, among others. He was also awarded the prize for "The emerging writer of the year - 2016" in the Godage National Literary Awards, Sri Lanka for his first collection of poems (Kite Dreams – A Sarasavi Publication), while being shortlisted for the poetry prize. Dilantha is a dual citizen of Sri Lanka and Australia, and shares his experiences from two different cultures. He blogs at - https://meandererworld. wordpress.com/

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