Dilantha Gunawardana


Eyes (6 Imperfect Haiku Poems)


Enwrapped

Two converging eye lids
Enclosing the pupa
Cocooned


The Tropics

Seeping from the sockets
Are tears saturated in mirth
A monsoonal gusher


Love Fool

Slave to aesthetic beauty
Wooed by the extravagance of color
Yet blinded by love


Day and Night

Mercurial force
A blend of light and darkness
Circadian clock


Pigmentation

Hazel irises
On an ivory backdrop
Infinite amber


Shaded Beauty

Titanium frames
On a deep blue horizon
Stealing beauty

Submitted: Saturday, March 29, 2014
Edited: Thursday, April 03, 2014

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