Owl Opinions Why Independence Still Matters to Me
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A collection of thought provoking opinions, outbursts & creativity
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Emotional Cynicism

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This be the plague most of us are suffering from these days. Plague because it is destructive. Plague because it is widespread. Plague because...
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The ‘Kaduwa’ and the Sri Lankan Post Colonial Hangover

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For many who aren’t familiar with the Sri Lanka university system and its lingo, the ‘kaduwa’ would mean sword. But ‘kaduwa’ or ‘kadda’ as...
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Owl Poetry & Prose

Forgiveness

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Forgiveness Was at the brink of my acceptance It was not easy Like a snake...
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The Story of ‘One Percent’

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This is the story of a man of my parents’ generation and the so called...
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Owl Poetry & Prose

Patience

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“Patience!” My godson had retorted to his grandfather upon being pulled up for misbehaving Patience...
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Love & Romance – Waiting for Godot

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Today an 80 year old gent told me not to give up on romance. That...
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Denial – a river in Egypt or the perception of mental illness?*

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There are many kinds of mental illness and it would be a Herculean task to...
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“I Remained a Caterpillar so that my Partner Could Shine as a Butterfly”

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How many women today have dulled themselves to become something ‘less’ than their partners /...
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Owl Poetry & Prose

Bleeding Days…

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Some days the gut is just pulverized to a point where it’s wrenching From the...
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Colonial Hangover 101

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That wretched group should be called ‘Colonial Hangover 101’. Honestly. Snort. It’s a bloody farce....
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Owl Poetry & Prose

Romanticide

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Write. Something dammit. Growl. Today has been chaotically busy and yet not wasted. But too...
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Owl Poetry & Prose

Affirmation

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I sought affirmation today On WhatsApp, with friends and peers On Facebook with followers and...
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Owl Poetry & Prose

He Had Become Entertainment…

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He had become entertainment. He shouldn’t have, but he did. And I have only him...
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Today Reeked

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Today reeked Of greed, indulgence and indolence It smirked at the expanding waistline It guffawed...
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    “what is meant to be comes about of what one does”.
    An eclectic personality with a penchant for creativity, Lilanka is an old soul who loves life, laughter and stepping off the beaten track. She finds joy in nature, travelling and venting her existential frustrations via her writing while calming her body with food and her soul with music. Her motto is – “what is meant to be comes about of what one does”.
    A collection of eclectic expressions from life according to Lilanka Botejue. From her creative outbursts and passionate views to her love for nature, food, music and archaeology, Owl Muses is an attempt to capture these moments in time.
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