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Words and Images from Cambodia

Phnom Penh

The sun rises,

On my city – the people’s city,

Bringing more healing

From the lingering bitter taste

Consisting of lost

Wrapped in hurt and justice

But the people’s lives continue on with the day

Motorbikes, tuk-tuks, and the scent of food

Cloud the streets

Until the sun sets

Phnom Penh is reborn again



1: Preah Vihear, an ancient (9th century) Cambodian temple near the border of Thailand

2: Dragons at Preah Vihear

3: My host family and I on our last day at Koh Ksach Tonlea

4: Renovation of the Buddha statue at the Oudong Monastery

5: Beautiful sunrays on our last day at Oudong Monastery