Jayatissa Liyanage

Gold Star - 35,149 Points (21st June / Walasmulla, Sri Lanka)

A Transcendental Truth - Poem by Jayatissa Liyanage

Days ago, eminent personality
Echoed mirthful voice
Resounding physique
And a prominent figure

Suddenly, there lies he
Flat, silent and unmoved
Mourners all around
Telling a tale, words untold

At the end, a pyre in flames ‘n fumes
claims all he possessed
Hours later, goes in a clay pot
What ‘s left of borrowed from nature

Topic(s) of this poem: life

Form: Ballad


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Comments about A Transcendental Truth by Jayatissa Liyanage

  • Hans Vr (1/29/2016 8:20:00 AM)


    It is best if we are prepared for death.
    We all have to die one day.
    Still so many people have an immense fear for it.
    Good and thought provoking poem
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  • Edward Kofi Louis (1/26/2016 6:12:00 AM)


    Nature teaches us a lot! And, we have to respect nature. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Valsa George (1/26/2016 4:17:00 AM)


    Life is so unpredictable! Death can come anytime uninvited. A poem highlighting the transience of man's life on Earth! (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 23, 2016

Poem Edited: Sunday, January 24, 2016


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