Ranjith Wijekoon

Ranjith Wijekoon

Yakalla, Sri Lanka
Ranjith Wijekoon
Yakalla, Sri Lanka
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50 years old, Sinhalese male from Sri Lanka
Land Surveyor by profession
Married and has one son - Chatranga

I was born in the North central part of Sri Lanka. Spent my childhood in a real rural setting in the dry zone of my country. Schooled in the village school till grade 9 and entered a better college on a scholarship. The freedom I enjoyed after school running around with peers in the bush, paddy fields and rural roads is still fresh in my mind. This will continue.........
Popular Poems
1.
Beginning And End
When I came to
the end of the world
my mind was ready
to let go of
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2.
Accomplishment, Fulfillment
Some people come to this world
for a purpose,
to accomplish a task,
and when its done
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3.
Different But Similar, Similar Yet Different
Two chili plants
With identical origins
They are of the same kind
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4.
Not Renunciation Just Giving Up
I have given up
everything I held dear
but it was not
renunciation
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5.
Headstones
Dreams and memories
collected and bundled together
lie under and around headstones that stand
to scar the earth at random intervals.
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