Articles by Udaya R. Tennakoon

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The Dressed Death Corona
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Mar 2020

The death and nature being close friends
A baton is with one hand and a rope the other
Behind and frontline they march

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Back to the Old Path and Returning to
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Dec 2018

I was entered
Into the mythical cave
A lit up lamp

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By the Art of the Brush
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Jun 2018

Directive senselessness, determined inattentive faces
Look! Closely!
And beyond

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Sartre´s Children (Senryu)
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 May 2017

Sartre´s Children
tasting winter ice cream

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In the Sea Still (Haiku)
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 May 2017

In the sea still
a boat to the westward
evening sun

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Freedom of Dual Dignity (Tanka)
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Feb 2017

On a regal stage
We revel freedom yearly

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Jesus Walks
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 28 Nov 2016

Christmas carols ring the bell
Fireworks above the heads illume
Lighten and brighten streets are sleepless
Along the roads and among the people, Jesus walks

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Colonized Mind
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Jun 2016

One up on one sticks
To up and to roots dominates
A growing tree buds

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Galileo’s Irony
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 May 2016

If the earth human survives is a globe, justice will pronounce
But the globe and the justice are contrast to the reality
If the mind well-dressed is in heart, then the humanity will beam
But the mind and the humanity are contrast to the reality

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Sick Mother (Tanka)
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 May 2016

North South poles cry…

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Clean Clothes and Dirty Mind (Haiku)
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 May 2016

After dizzy hours…

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Charity Justice (Haiku)
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 May 2016

Unsold expired gifts…

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Fishing the Peace Fischer Is Gone
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 19 Oct 2015

A tribute for a great person: Prof. Dietrich Fischer – 18 October 2015

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Three Prisons
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 Jul 2015

I was caught, gone and detained
In the prison state human made

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The Change Is the Time
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 6 Jul 2015

If you are my world
A start is needed
For changing

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An Imaginary Wall
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Jun 2015

You stray dog!!
You stray dog!!
From the other side
Of the wall
Dripped a noise

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A Bit Here a Bit There
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Jun 2015

Get up and stand up
A bit here and a bit there
The body walks
The mind flies
Separate but together

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The Lyric You Write and the Song You Sing
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 May 2015

The sky wrote an amazing lyric
The cloud composed a heavenly melody
In the night I saw the moon sings softy
With the chorus stars all around

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Prison Trauma
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 Jan 2015

In an exercise of
Psychopathology
Students are told
To find
A safe place
And to go in

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Forget or Forgive or Fight
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 21 Jul 2014

If I would ask
Just to forget the past
Who I am and
Who will I be?

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(Sinhala-සිංහල) පශ්චාත් යුද සංහිඳියාවේ ව්‍යුහාත්මක කෘත්‍යවාදය සහ අනාගත සුසමාදර්ශය (Structural Functionalism of Post War Reconciliation and Future Paradigm)
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 26 May 2014

In conflict theory, reconciliation can be considered as an entrance to achieve peace and also it is a long way of dedicative process. Johan Galtung, who is one of the pioneer researchers and intellectuals about conflict study and peace research, introduces 12 creative ways to ascertain reconciliation. ගැටුම් න්‍යායේ දී සංහිඳියාව යන්න සාමය අත් කර ගැනීමට ඇති පිවිසුම් දොරටුවක් ලෙස සැලකිය හැකි අතර එය දීර්ඝ කැපකිරීම් සහිත ක්‍රියාවලියක් වන්නේය. ගැටුම් අධ්‍යයනය හා සාමය පිළිබඳ පර්යේෂණ කරන්නා වූ ප්‍රමුක පෙළේ විද්වතෙකු වන්නා වූ යොහාන් ගල්තුන් විසින් සංහිඳියාවකට පැමිණිම සඳහා නිර්මාණාත්මක මාරග 12ක් පෙන්වා දෙමින් ගැටුම නිමාවට පත්කර ගතහැකි ආකාරය පෙන්වා දෙනු ඇත.

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(Sinhala) Overall Checkup – The Ideological Triangle of Sri Lanka’s Left Politics දෘෂ්ටිවාදී ට්‍රයියෑංගලයේ සර්වාංග පරීක්ෂාව
Udaya R. Tennakoon - TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Feb 2014

Based on conflict theory and TRANSCEND approach of Johan Galtung.

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(Sinhala) ලංකා වාම දේශපාලනයේ මතවාදී ට්‍රයියෑංගලය (Ideological Triangle of Sri Lankan Left Politics)
Udaya R. Tennakoon - TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Feb 2014

Sri Lankan Left politics based on conflict theory and TRANSCEND approach of Johan Galtung.

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Super- Market
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Dec 2013

Beloved customer
Consume! Consume!
As much as open your mouth
As much as move your body

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A Man and an Ant
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 16 Dec 2013

An ant
In a hurry
Runs alone

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Elected Leader
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Dec 2013

Sitting on the throne
Having the crown
Dwindles the brain
Having power Crane

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A Poor
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 30 Sep 2013

A word No vowels
A song No rhythms

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A Wind Gives Ear
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 23 Sep 2013

It rains
From the sky
To the earth
To have a relief

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A Blue Pearl
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Sep 2013

It is a tear drop
In the Indian Ocean
Justice is a drop
In the darkness heaven
She is a blue pearl
To the voice of rights

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Syrian Agony
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 2 Sep 2013

A bird flying in the Sky
Can be evidence
May be blind
While the justice disappears
Over the point of view

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Looking at My Fingers
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 12 Aug 2013

In my room
I saw my fingers
That I have never thought of

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One’s Burden Is One’s Freedom: Rejected Refugees in the Context of Sri Lanka
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 5 Aug 2013

Asylum seekers are not refugees but they are refugees without rights to be refugees.

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The Moon Cries
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 13 May 2013

In the backyard of the earth
The solitary moon was sitting
In the dark with a hidden secret . . .

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Box and Vicious Cycle
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 22 Apr 2013

I live in a box
Up right and
The horizontal position
While I was let in

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The New Kalladi Bridge
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 1 Apr 2013

In sounds of heavy weapons
And shot notices vibrated
Gods and Brahmas
Gradually praised …

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It Is a Matter of Faces
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 25 Mar 2013

It is useless to pour water
To a downward pot
Though it is necessarily critical
In a drought of thirst . . .

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Nihilist Eyes
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 18 Mar 2013

After the heavy rain of bloodiest war
Broken directions are in front where to go
Nihilist eyes of visionary screen of boo …

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Human Rights and White Magic
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 4 Mar 2013

Beating drums and playing trumpets
Gods are called to get down to earth
Brutalized shamans squat at the binary sides. . .

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An Actor but Out of the Drama
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 11 Feb 2013

At a certain point
He happened to be a pretender
Deviating the track he came…

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Boo of Democracy
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 21 Jan 2013

Lament of booing
Jackals in the jungle…

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Land to the Tiller
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 10 Dec 2012

Cracked and clef soil of tolerated native mother
Beaten halo, attacked by the sun
Being friend and enemy to the end
Monsoon rain drops cried tears

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The Big Burst
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 15 Oct 2012

Like a ball sinking in water
Life is flowing

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Ink of Failed Conscience
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 8 Oct 2012

Once up on a time
Among some other men and women
Called human rights activists…

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Fufu Momo and Kottu
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 24 Sep 2012

Noises of different tongues
Occupying stoves in the kitchen
It is not belonged to any one
But belonged to a time

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Evening Hunger
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Sep 2012

When hunger came
I went to the kitchen
Cooked rice
Made a soup of chicken

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Hey Justice!!!
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 3 Sep 2012

Hey justice!
Why not practice
Events of barbaric
Is it romantic?

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Peace Journalism and Journalism for Peace
Udaya R. Tennakoon – TRANSCEND Media Service, 9 Jul 2012

Understanding the Differences and Relationships between Peace Journalism and Journalism for Peace

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