Treasure Island

Dilantha Gunawardana


A Leper Of Love


The intricate veil of love
Of one from the thespian clan
Is a cocoon of one's own conception
Diluting in the ripple of time
To unearth the essence
Behind the embroidery of the mask
A soul wanting to be loved
For who he is
A leper of love

Submitted: Friday, February 22, 2013

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A poem on a man wanting desperately to be loved - an outcast of love putting on a guise for the sake of love

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