On the alter (I long to……..)

To be the sole reason

For your endless mirth

To be the kindling season

Of your fiery hearth

To be your liable liaison

To your most fecund earth

To be your only Avalon

To every carat of your worth

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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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