The bird from an ancient highland

Thank you anh LVT for sowing the seeds in my garden. My garden is now an Eden of blooming glorious words of my motherland, the consuming enrichment of the vernacular of my adopted country. 

Thank you for being a part of my life my dear friend.             

Trâm


The bird from an ancient highland carries a seed across the seas—

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China

Banda

Arafura (glancing left barely at the Coral Sea)

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On the biggest flattest island drops

A fluke in her garden grew—

the A, B and Cs

M for LVT

22 May 2019


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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