Treasure Island

Dilantha Gunawardana


Psalm On Memory


A memory perpetuates
In the absence
Of wilt
Of wither
Of decay

She rests
Like an incandescent star
Resisting all shadows
Of evanescent time

Yet she is
Only a solitary speckle
Of an unlit skyline
Of your yesteryear

Submitted: Friday, October 25, 2013
Edited: Friday, October 25, 2013
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A poem on memories

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