angkor photography festival”“
I wince in pain, as they pass by,
not looking or feeling.
The sea behind me roars,
so does my stomach.
Hungry for food and for love,
I beg for attention and for money.
If only they would see me once,
like a human being and not pierce me
with needle eyes.
A slum dweller in the Old City. She belongs to a small community who sell meshwak sticks for teeth-cleaning near Manek Chowk.
In the slum at Ellis Bridge with collectors card of Bollywood star Amitabh Bachchan.