Six Haiku Poems

Full Moon

Fiery

Fire danced
In a flaming dress
As the wind sang

First Time

Love fruit
Ripened to time
To pluck

Foliage

Red dresses
In a clearance sale
Autumn

Star-crossed Lovers

Night and day
In circadian cycles
Romeo and Juliet

Ballet of Destruction

One ballerina
In an endless pirouette
Tornado

Poya (Full Moon)

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

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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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