Ooh La La – A Cheeky Poem

Mini skirt

A cheeky wonder
Of how a camelid came about
Through evolution, to garnish
A woman’s anatomy. Catacomb walls
Of third base, flower with petals
The idiosyncrasy of housing
A little nubbin, that makes her blush
And implore. Can you cut an apple
To crescents? Any woman can and will.
In juxtaposition you see two curling moons,
Guarding heaven’s gate,
Sentinels to a pinkie-sized wonder.
And these curved lines climb
On spandex to make grown men
Dewy on all the right places.
Ooh La La, all you need is a little French
To be a cunning-linguist.

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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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