Water is life

Posted no picture Darshatha Gamage

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Member since March 1, 2017
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“Amma shall we go now?” the voice of her 12 year old son brought Kamalawathi back to the real world. She was gazing into what used to be the “Monerathenna” tank. Since her childhood, this small tank powered the lives of the people in her village. Sewanagala, a small town located in the dry zone of Sri Lanka, is constantly known for its battles with water. Nevertheless, Monerathenna ensured that they had enough water for two seasons of paddy harvest and for the daily activit...


To be the Wild Buffalo

Posted no picture Darshatha Gamage

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Member since March 1, 2017
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The dim rays of light slowly, but steadily, outcasted the darkness of the night. The patterns painted on the heavenly skies were a resemblance of the grandeur of the mighty sun. I stood simply on the edge of the “Heenwewa” reservoir awed by the beauty of Mother Nature. On the far end of the reservoir was “Vidura”, the young tusker dipping in for his morning cup of water. I sat on the natural stone bench that lay off the water. The air was so fresh it smelled like air...


  • Darshatha Gamage


    Member since March 1, 2017


    2 Posts