Eternity

Wedding

Forever is a syndrome
Of little packages of features
They say become reality-prone

Affection is the primal primer
That makes the infinity thread
Kindle at the right speed, slow in effacement
Time, a factorial; claustrophilia, the essence

And through the magnifying glass
Of trust, you tread on a keyhole holding
A telescopic lens to longevity, where eternity
Has all the hallmarks of an ocular disease

Ophthalmologists call it hyperopia.
Common folk call it love.

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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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