A Valentine’s Day Poem 3

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The journeys of the body
Till daylight is no more

The hip bones that dance
And an apple that sings

The strikes of the clockwork
That death rattle of the deepest splinter

The temples we pilgrim to
The holy grounds we worship

And the gods we blaspheme…

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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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