Wednesday, April 27, 2011


by Tararith

There was a time when the Khmer had hope
that we no longer would be poor,
hope in a new leader
from abroad with economics know how.

But our hopes were dashed.
Oppression reigned; arrests and killing,
hunger and death arrived instead.
We remember this terrible time

when Cambodians suffered
such a hard life with no food.
How could an educated economist destroy our country?
How could he betray and destroy our nation?

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