A poem written for my son, on the day he left home.
Published in the August 2022 quarterly publication of Văn Nghệ Biển Khơi 94: http://www.bienkhoi.com/so-94/tho-nguyenthiphuongtram.htm
Nửa cuộc đời này
mẹ đã đóng vai một người mẹ
hành trang con đem
là trái tim
June 29th, 2022
Half of my life
I’ve been in the role of a mother
with my heart
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.