Suspense 2019, Special Issue, Poems - Dishani Senaratne



An Eulogy to the Living
By Dishani Senaratne


21 April, 2019

3 sacred sites

4 hotels

359 – 106 = 253 ??? departed souls

500 ++ wounded souls

21 million ++ grieving souls

225 x 100% political blame game

2020 presidential election

Hope? Despair?

Life? Death?

So Sri Lanka.



Based in Sri Lanka, Dishani Senaratne is an independent researcher who previously taught English at a state university in Sri Lanka. She is a poet and a short-story writer whose work has been featured in FemAsia Magazine and Write to Reconcile anthology.



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