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Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm | salty froth easing (49)

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

Salty froth easing
waves layers upon layers
strokes on golden grains
soft, gentle… firm
rushes deep, calm retreats
forever caressing

Dec 7, 2014

nới giảm bọt mặn
từng lớp từng lớp sóng
xoa từng những hạt vàng
mềm mại, nhẹ nhàng… mạnh mẽ
vội vàng sâu, nguôi rút
mãi mãi vuốt ve…

By Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

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

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