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Lê Vĩnh Tài | without water

without water
you write on a tree
while it’s burning

By Lê Vĩnh Tài, translation by Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

 

without water

you write on a tree

while it’s burning

 

rain

you’re the tree

wet

_____

 

không có nước 

bây giờ bạn viết lên một cái cây 

khi nó bị đốt cháy 

 

mưa 

bạn là một cái cây 

bị ướt

 

By Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

There's magic in translating a body of work from one language to another.

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