Dilantha Gunawardana


No Roads Leading To Perdition


A million fireflies
Pave footpaths
On this darkest night
As I walk on minefields
Of mortal soil

Star dust
Sprinkled from the heavens
As my wings flutter
To where rainbows dome
And seraphs roam

I am but a humble being
Trapped in a dichotomy
To walk on mortal deed?
Or to embrace my wings?

Yet I know deep down
Whichever path I take
You'll be my perpetual harbor
The keeper of my fate

Submitted: Monday, October 28, 2013
Edited: Monday, October 28, 2013

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Dichotomy of mind

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