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Malinda Seneviratne
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Malinda Seneviratne is a freelance writer
Malinda Seneviratne is a freelance writer

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I was not close to Chitrasena, but he was close to me
Amaratunga Arachige Maurice Dias better known as 'Chitrasena' died on the 18th of July 2005. This article was written for the Sunday Island and was published in that newspaper on the 24th of July 24. I sent a text message to a beautiful friend, Nayana, whos...
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The reds, greens and the seasonality of colors
Prof Michael Dear, Professor Emeritus in the College of Environmental Design at UC Berkeley, and Honorary Professor in the Bartlett School of Planning at University College, London, once taught a class on postmodernism in the Geography Department, Universit...
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Mercury Girl
Mercury must be her element for nothing, not fingers, hands or words can catch or keep Sure, she holds my hand but only if I ask and even then I wonder if I've intruded exceeded invitation She says she feels small but I feel smaller She thinks I want to giv...
Mercury Girl
Mercury Girl
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Ode to a silly girl
She loves soccer and has her favorites  eyes glues to the screen a half-smile on her lips she knows stuff like the inevitable penalty shoot-out regardless of score line. She loves humor loves to laugh, and most times  she laughs twice; she admits, 'tube-lig...
Ode to a silly girl
Ode to a silly girl
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The NYT story exposed much more than it intended
If not the Rajapaksas, their supporters are certainly perturbed by the New York Times (NYT) article on wrongdoing regarding the China Harbour Engineering Company, which is one of China’s largest state-owned enterprises. The NYT piece has since been dismisse...
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A poser for the self-righteous: how about a Tamil or Muslim presidential candidate?
Yahapalanists, i.e. those advocating yahapalanaya or good governance, as per their own articulation of the term, are for equality, justice, truth, transparency, accountability and other such lovely things. Again, as per their rhetoric, they abhor injustice,...
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කැප්ටන් සහ කළු කමිසයක් අඳින මාළුකාරයා
බොල්ගොඩ වැව අසබඩ ජීවත් වන සරල මනුස්සයෙක් කපිතාන් එල්මෝ ජයවර්ධන. සැලකිය යුතු වත්කම් ඇති, රට රටවල් ගානේ දේශන පවත්වන එල්මෝට මම ආමන්ත්‍රණය කරන්නේ 'කැප්ටන්' කියලයි. කැප්ටන් හරිම සුන්දර කෙනෙක්. කැප්ටන් වැඩියෙන් සතුටු කාත් එක්ක හරි කතාකරන්න. කාට හරි උදව් කරන්න. කැ...
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Chamara Lakshan’s ‘long rest’ is a different and difficult experience
On the 16th of June, 2018, Chamara Lakshan Perera, posted the following Facebook status update: ‘Bed rest. A different and difficult experience. anyway waiting eagerly to watch lio messi’s magic. 4 and a half hours more.’ That little note says a lot about t...
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ඔයත් එක්ක වැඩ කරන්න මට ආසයි චාමර
චාමර ලක්ෂාන් මුලින්ම මුණගැහුනේ එයා ලක්බිම පුවත්පතේ වැඩ කරන කාලේ.  වැඩිය කියවපු පත්තරයක් නොවන නිසා චාමර ගැන වත් 'අහස්ගව්ව' පිටුව ගැනවත් දැනන් හිටියේ නෑ. 'අහස්ගව්වට ඔයාව ඉන්ටර්විව් කරන්න ඕන' කියල කිව්වා. 'හා' කිව්වා. ඒ කාලේ තාවකාලික රස්සාවක් කළ ෆීනික්ස්-ඔගිල්...
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Eternities
There are magic words lines of poetry  that write their continuations and then we have a book written for a single reader which in writing re-writes writer and in being read re-reads reader and a terrible confusion  where words dropped on paper and those ga...
Eternities
Eternities
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