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Dilantha Gunawardana


The Crucible


There is a crucible
In each and every man
Sculpted by celestial clay
On which rests
A tempestuous concoction
Of uninhibited passion

And below
The clay crucible
Lies a flickering flame
In neon blue
Burning of inborn desire

And all around is the air supply
That sustains
The glow of desire
And the heat of passion

Love......

Submitted: Monday, July 01, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, July 24, 2013
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A poem on love, desire and passion

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