Dance

Where percussion

Of tips of fingers in tune

Spent on stretched skin and metallic wire

Releases the tips of toes

To etch journeys of movement

Defying sketches of geometry

Rippling beyond invisible edges

Of 360 degrees

Of an infinitely perfect freedom

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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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