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Header image: Courtesy Prof. Rohan Jayasekara, Dean, Faculty of Medicine, University of Colombo (2011 - 2014).
Srianee had been inspired to write this very short poem while sitting on a beach on the Long Island Sound. The photo is also one she had taken on the same beach in Madison, Connecticut. As you can see, the markings on the rocks are beautiful. This is probably just the second poem Srianee had ever written in her life! She is modest in declaring that she doesn’t consider herself a poet at all, but nevertheless, thought it was worth sharing it with her friends. Rocks on the Beach
The ocean is life
At times turbulent and unpredictable
Tossing us to smithereens on its unforgiving waves
Some of us learn to ride the waves with the grace of a ballerina