Modeling

Ashley Graham

The morphological madness
Of anorexia has now been quelled,
As Ashley Graham and plus sized
Models are running the catwalks
So elegantly, as if, Renoir’s brushstrokes
Are turning to real life; the once taut bodies
Jumping out in to a thin fuzz
Of cellulite, which to the naked eye, appears
Almost like the froth of skin-gauze;
Demanding the same respect
As Kate Moss’s rib cage.

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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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