Dilantha Gunawardana


Poems On Blue (Imperfect Haikus)


Martyr

A martyr of the soil
Entombed in narcissism
Feeding on cyanide


Fading

Like a lone flower
Wilting to the sun
Embracing the blues


Symphony of Umbrellas

On the ocean front
Umbrellas hovering in the wind
Love is in the air


Transparent Desire

Saturated yearning
Gazing at a turquoise baby doll
Dancing pupils


The Union

The azure sky and the cyan ocean
Merging at the horizon
Marriage of heaven and earth


A Flower's Dance

Floating in the wind
Is a single turquoise flower
Rhapsody in blue

Submitted: Sunday, March 30, 2014
Edited: Monday, March 31, 2014

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  • * Sunprincess * (5/3/2014 3:43:00 PM)

    ........a wonderful collection....truly I like the flower's dance the best....amazing imagery...rhapsody in blue...is a beautiful line.... (Report) Reply

  • Kevin Patrick (3/30/2014 11:19:00 PM)

    It may be an imperfect haiku but it has a spellbounding imagery

    A martyr of the soil
    Entombed in narcissism
    Feeding on cyanide

    Breathtaking stuff thanks for sharing (Report) Reply

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