Dilantha Gunawardana

Dilantha Gunawardana is a molecular biologist by training but lives in a chimerical universe of science and poems. Dilantha's poems have been published in The Writing Disorder, Heart Wood Literary Magazine, Canary Literary Magazine, Boston Accent Lit, Forage, Kitaab, Creatrix, Eastlit, American Journal of Poetry, Zingara Poetry Review, The Wagon and Ravens Perch, among others. Dilantha has two anthologies of poetry, Kite Dreams (2016) and Driftwood (2017), published by Sarasavi Publishers, and is working on his third poetry collection. Dilantha was awarded the prize for 'The emerging writer of the year – 2016' in the Godage National Literary Awards, Sri Lanka, while being shortlisted for the poetry prize, in the same awards ceremony. Dilantha is a dual citizen of Australia and Sri Lanka.

Blue Whales

How they are comparable to the biggest dinosaurs that once lived on this turquoise globe; titanosaurs and argentinosauruses, ranging from tens to more than one hundred feet in length. How they swim using their tailing flukes and pectoral fins below …

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