allow me the fall

Your absence
my withered breath
the desiccation of my soul

allow me the fall
to the earth
this awry ego

allow me the delusion of a seed
let me bleed
through the cool pungent soil

let me recoil
from my place
next to

May 2021

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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