Questions tagged [tsering-wangmo-dhompa]

Questions about the works of the Tibetan poet Tsering Wangmo Dhompa (born 1969) or her life as a writer. She is the first female Tibetan poet to be published in English.

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Why does the fact that it was expected to be a "good year" mean that the Hermit would no longer need to chew nettle leaves?

The poem Since by Tsering Wangmo Dhompa begins as follows: Spring was late. We watched her toss her seeds like a weary pilgrim. The jacaranda flowered a hazy purple and the hermit said it would be a ...
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Is Tsering Wangmo Dhompa's birth certificate wrong?

As Remembered from Rules of the House by Tsering Wangmo Dhompa states the following: I am told I was five in 1971 even though my birth certificate states I was born in 1969. The elders count on their ...
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