Vegetable-like

Vegetable_Cart_in_Guntur
It takes a cabbage’s worth
Of grey and white matter
To make uncalculated risks
To breathe life through the carrot stick
Of a vegetative snowman
Filling one palpitating beetroot sculpture
Called a foolhardy heart
With a kilo of love
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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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