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Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm | so you saw (57)

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

By Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

 

so you saw

behind the makeup

smeared foundation

those freckles  

pass the smile pass the thrilling laughter

you saw

 

I’m an orb in a box

rolling rattling splintering

 

shattered when I 

saw you.

 

November 2018

 

By Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

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

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