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Khembottra Oum

Rookie (December 3,1985 / Dallas, Texas)

Biography of Khembottra Oum

Khembottra Oum poet

Khembottra Oum is an Amercian/Cambodian poet from Long Beach, CA. His poems mainly focus on religion, love, and the human condition. Besides being influenced by poets of the past, he cites that battle rapping and hip hop artists have contributed to his unique style. He continues to test the limits of poetry and wants to bring it back as an important medium of popular culture.

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The Last Two Wars

War 1:
I was looking into you
to find me.
I loss that war,
I loss it bad.

War 2:
I was looking into me
to find you.
I won that war,
I won it bad.

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