what is soft like the sound of silence

what is soft
like the sound of silence
wistfully thinking
you were mine

to be kind
I don't mind
if you kiss her

what is better
to be eager
or to be meagre
in loving you

since in my heart
you are love
divine

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.

By Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

There's magic in translating a body of work from one language to another.

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