Tsering Wangmo Dhompa

is the author of the poetry books, My Rice Tastes Like the Lake, In the Absent Everyday, and Rules of the House (all from Apogee Press, Berkeley) and a nonfiction book, Coming Home to Tibet (2016). She was born in India and raised in the Tibetan refugee communities in India and Nepal. She teaches in the English Department at Villanova University.

Nation Poetry

Observations from the conqueror’s diary Observations from the conqueror’s diary

When the British invaded Tibet in 1904, the Tibetan rulers fled, and waited from a distance for the river to turn blue. It is not clear what they did with their time. The victors w…

Jun 8, 2021 / no-paywall / Tsering Wangmo Dhompa