The sugar in coffee beans

The sugar in coffee beans
"a promise of summer"
The honey in wine
"notes of spring"
On taste buds budding lilacs
the fragrance of sweet yearning

Fresh soft morning dew 
In the mist a foggy figure
Warm rays of sunshine
_____
March 2020


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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