from the heights of Po Nagar – a memory

temples at our back,
below: river, town, the sea.
holding hands we dream,
find the street where we had lived,
the house in which our love bloomed.

*     *     *

© Gregory V Driscoll 2013

Note:  In 2003 my wife Lan and I returned to Viet Nam,
after 35 years of absence, to visit her family, many of whom
live in Nha Trang on the central coast.  Po Nagar is a temple
complex built in the Indic style on a promontory across the river
from Nha Trang.  The Cham people built it from the 9th century to
the 12th century CE.


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