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Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm | I’m an amateur — always (36)

Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm, the poet, born 1971 in Phu Nhuan, Saigon, Vietnam. A practicing pharmacist, who currently lives and works in Western Sydney, Australia.

By Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

 

I’m an amateur — always

in love fumblings darkness

in war the shortness of words

the words clumsy dyslexic

 

I’m a clumsy amateur

in my clumsiness, you are loved, endeared in my backward way. 

 

my time

you have in measurable minutes

constant 

sure

 

April 25 2019

 

 

By Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

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

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