Eternity

Forever is a word
And a passage of time that will pass you
Beyond your trappings and spaces
Transcending pneuma and palpitation
What is defined by gold rings
And infinity candles
And vows between man and woman
Always they say is not a Harry Potter moment
Or a Bon Jovi song
It is a special highway for two people
Paved in cobblestone time
And they say it sometimes passes in a kiss and a gaze
Even a cuddle or a conversation
After all eternity needs no stretch marks
Or scars to remind of her size
Always bigger than scope
And unspanned by feet or heartbeat
Yet it is the safest place for a heart to be
Knowing there is a bedfellow
And accomplice always near
After all, eternity is the continuum of love
A place of uncountable horizons
But one landscape – your juxtaposed lover
Walking beside
On that road to anywhere

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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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