Udaya R. Tennakoon

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Brief Overview: A Diaspora writer and a researcher. Living in Switzerland.Graduated from University of Colombo, Sri Lanka(BA) , University of Kelaniya, Sri Lanka (MA and University of Basel, Switzerland (MAS) .Currently a student in University of Innsbruck Austria.
Identity Vs Identities: From Rural to Global = Outcast?

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  • ''Without minority called it is motherland
    Without symbolic father called it is fatherland
    Way of rhythm seems to be a grave land
    War of victory celebrates in barren land''
  • ''In a house they live
    Two wars done in their worlds
    Calmness, deepness sit in hearts
    Where the peace lives''
  • ''War Crime:
    A punishment to the past
    In that criminals were enthroned
    A prediction to the future
    In that humanity to be
    Civilized and dignified''
    War Crime
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  • Rookie Usha Punathil (9/23/2012 3:37:00 PM)

    good poems! ! !

  • Rookie Usha Punathil (9/23/2012 3:36:00 PM)

    good poems..contemporary and sensible..congrtas

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Best Poem of Udaya R. Tennakoon

I Am A Star Because Of You So Far

I am a star
Larger than the moon
Size cannot be seen
I’m because of so far

My brightness and light
More powerful than the sun
It doesn’t feel
As the moon is so close

I am an outsider
And also an exoplanet*
To the solar system
And far away from light years

I ‘m also a moon
But not a parasite
And but more sensitive
To the dark and to the moon
But a star to you
Because of so far

Though I bring the light
To the thick darkness
You have been cheated and mislead
As it is moon
Because of we both are so far
At two ...

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