Dilantha Gunawardana


A Bohemian's Home


Your are the lighthouse
Near a bed of rock
That withstood the wrath
Of the ravenous tempests
A light that did not flicker
Even on the darkest nights
When the skies were ominous
When the tide rose
To dwarf all in her path

And I am the old rugged boat
On the saddle of the ocean
Shifting to and fro
In the tempestuous waves
Waiting to anchor to your shores
To your waiting self
In your sun-parched white

The only place called home
For a bohemian of the sea

Submitted: Wednesday, July 03, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, July 24, 2013

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