Six Haiku Poems

Full Moon


Fire danced
In a flaming dress
As the wind sang

First Time

Love fruit
Ripened to time
To pluck


Red dresses
In a clearance sale

Star-crossed Lovers

Night and day
In circadian cycles
Romeo and Juliet

Ballet of Destruction

One ballerina
In an endless pirouette

Poya (Full Moon)

The full moon
Passed one perfect day
As a sculpture of pi


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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