Kamala Wijeratne Poems

Kamala Wijeratne is a Sri Lankan poet and author who has written several English-language books. Her poetry collections include The Smell of Araliya, The White Saree and Other Poems, and Impressions. She cites her father as one of the biggest influences in her life and over the 30+ years of her career.


by Kamala Wijeratne

‘Monuments’ by Kamala Wijeratne describes the depressed state of a Sri Lankan community in the midst of the Civil War which lasted from 1983 to 2009.