Sex – In a Nutshell

Love 7

It’s like the tug-of-war,
Between sex object and love fool,
In that blurred interface
That bloats both, far beyond their capacities,
To the witchcraft of tactility.
Spellbound, you just walk through love,
Not just as a promenade, also as an offering
Of your body to hers,
To cash in on summer eclipses.
Two celestial objects that are known
For their solitary poses of glory,
Become, superimposed, one over the other,
And in that rendez-vous,
A two-way aphorism becomes an expression,
Of perfect grammar, in flawless conjugation,
Inflecting wounds, of stormy delirium.

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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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