Willa Schneberg

Willa Schneberg

Willa Schneberg worked for the United Nations Transitional Authority in Cambodia (1992- 1993) first as a District Electoral Supervisor overseeing two polling sites in Phnom Penh for that nation’s first “free and fair” elections since the French colonial period, and later as a Medical Liaison Officer supporting the health needs of the Mission’s volunteers. She helicoptered with other medical professionals to remote clinics. Currently, Willa is a psychotherapist, poet, and ceramic sculptor in Portland, Oregon.

Three Poems

Poem

She believes because I am Jewish
I must understand
what she went through after Cambodia
was ground down to zero on April 17, 1975…