Beginnings

Kiss 2

In the first-blossom of love
You find a small part of history
Being made, when dynasties
Begin, and a seemingly innocuous feeling
Flusters and palpitates the deepest node
And billows the most frugal artery
And headlong is the avalanche
That slides through soul-aperture
Letting acquiescent lips unleash
A scarlet landslide

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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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