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Litro

This is Home is a short story I wrote last year about a Palestinian woman stuck in the middle of the conflict. Check it out here.

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Writers for Calais Refugees

A Place to Call Home was published last month in Writers for Calais Refugees.

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Remembering 9/11

Last year New Verse News published “September” a poem I wrote about 9/11. You can read it here.

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New Verse News

Read “September” live today at http://newversenews.blogspot.com/2013/09/september.html  Or read it below. The New Verse News  Wednesday, September 11, 2013 SEPTEMBER by Shirani Rajapakse Remember, you said, that day. People falling from the sky like stars, burnt out flares unable to cling on. … Continue reading

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Reid Avenue

  The trees are falling, falling down along the avenue   flanked by the law, the arts and the house of the intellectuals.   Helpless we watch the machines hum as a piece of history is cut down to the … Continue reading

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