Dilantha Gunawardana

Idle - Poem by Dilantha Gunawardana

The mighty fall like
The amazon rainforests
The meek rise like
Sprouts of spring
The rise and fall of man
A perpetual cycle
A pendulum navigating the poles
Of glory and misery
Yet amidst the turbulence
Of the metamorphosis of being
There exist pillars of man
Telamons and Caryatids
Idly holding their ground
In the echelons of life

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A poem on the rise and fall of man and those who are immuned to it!

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, February 23, 2013

Poem Edited: Saturday, February 23, 2013

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