Tag Archives: Sri Lanka

Strange Attraction

My short story, Strange Attraction was published in Tuesday Tales in Litro, February 14, 2017.

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Women Rise – Making Movie Poems

I launched my crowdfunding campaign to make movie poems today on indiegogo. The poems selected are from my soon to be released poetry collection about women. The 5 poems selected are diverse in theme and are representative of the poetry … Continue reading

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New Ceylon Writing

“Colombo” is published in issue 6 of New Ceylon Writing. You can find it on page 27 here or read it below.   Colombo – by Shirani Rajapakse   Prescription walkers huff and puff their way to good health, proud of the … Continue reading

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International Times

The Way It Is, at International Times today.

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The Way It Is

We can’t sing certain songs that speak of our glorious past or our identity. We are shamed. Tunes hummed softly to walls that sometimes listen but don’t record words barely coherent they brush cheeks against hard surfaces and sigh to … Continue reading

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Silver Birch Press

A License to Dream is featured in the “LEARNING TO DRIVE Poetry and Prose Series” on Silver Birch Press.

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Poetry on VerseWrights

Four of my poems are featured on VerseWrights today. They are “Dream of the Housemaid”, “Questions Left Unanswered”, Driving Down Galle Road” and “The Violinist.”

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