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Đinh Trường Chinh | Thích Tuệ Sỹ

leaving work in the afternoon, cutting through a patch of snowed in forest. home, turned on the yellow light, drew the portrait with fingers still stiff with the cold …

“who’s aware that they’ve turned grey only because they love the dying light of a candle the forest late at night by the cold dead embers of the stove waiting for the wind change of tomorrow” (TS)

Thích Tuệ Sỹ’s birthday 15/2/1943

chiều đi làm về lạnh, băng qua những cánh rừng tuyết trắng. vào nhà, bật lên ngọn đèn vàng, vẽ một chân dung với những ngón tay còn cóng …

“ai biết mình tóc trắng
vì yêu ngọn nến tàn
rừng khuya bên bếp lạnh
ngồi đợi gió sang canh”
(TS)

sinh nhật Thích Tuệ Sỹ
15/2/1943 

Đinh Trường Chinh

By Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

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

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