dusk

A poem in Vietnamese by Thái Hạo
Translator: Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm
Photographer: Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

D U S K

 

Returned to find you in attributes of a frond

 

Witnessed the sepal set free a dream

 

Frazzled

 

I called upon

 

The sunlight

 

To the world a brilliant white



(May 2020)

 

(TLV – The colours of time)

 

_____

 

C H I Ề U

 

Trở về tìm em trong nét lá

 

Thấy áo hoa trút mộng

 

Tơi bời

 

Anh gọi

 

Nắng 

 

t r ắ n g   m i ề n   n h â n    g i a n

 

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TLV – Màu thời gian

Phu Quoc, Vietnam

Thái Hạo, the poet and journalist currently lives in Vietnam.

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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