Sarah

Ele and giraffe

I promise
That you will always be
My first top, my paper boat
My little kite, my big bird
My debutante girl
Who built my first sand castle
Only to dissolve my dreams
On salty waters
Setting memories adrift
To unforgettable time

 

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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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