A poem in Vietnamese by Lê Vĩnh Tài Translator: Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm
Within the darkest of nights
I will be your moon
and you will be my light…
Trong những đêm tối nhất
tôi sẽ là mặt trăng của bạn
và bạn là ánh sáng của tôi…
Lê Vĩnh Tài, the poet and translator born in 1966 in Buon Ma Thuot, Daklak, Vietnam. The retired doctor is still a resident of the Western Highlands and a businessman in Buon Ma Thuot.
Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm, the blogger, poet, and translator, was born in 1971 in Phu Nhuan, Saigon, Vietnam. The pharmacist currently lives and works in Western Sydney, Australia.