“nothing gold can stay”

A poem inspired by Robert Frost, tặng anh Dinh Nghiem Ho

“Nothing gold can stay”

At the golden hour, you are mine and nature alone

Your glory in the fleeting light
Your beauty your might
In the coming impending darkness, you shine
You are finally mine.

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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