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This poem is taken from PN Review 36, Volume 10 Number 4, March - April 1984.

Cambodia James Fenton
One man shall smile one day and say goodbye.
Two shall be left, two shall be left to die.

One man shall give his best advice.
Three men shall pay the price.

One man shall live, live to regret.
Four men shall meet the debt.

One man shall wake from terror to his bed.
Five men shall be dead.
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