Memories

Fog

I look through the rubble
The little mountains I have constructed
In a little room called the attic

And here I have little ones, big ones.
Good and mediocre. I have gold and fool’s gold.
Ingots and trinkets.

And they are all handpicked for the occasion.
Equally weighed for the requiem
And the dream.

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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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