A poem in Vietnamese by Lê Vĩnh Tài Translator: Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm Photographer: Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm Published October 2020 on Litviet
the shape of your eyes fine like the air the sharpness of a ray of light cutting vertically the sky your pages of poetry imprints of a blue horizon pressed resin an identification card
đôi mắt bạn mỏng dánh như không khí sắc nét như tia sáng cắt dọc trên bầu trời những trang thơ của bạn in lên bầu trời xanh ép nhựa như một tấm chứng minh nhân dân _____ OCTOBER 2020
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.