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Nguyễn Hưng Quốc | 909 TERCET – BÀI THƠ BA DÒNG (226)

Nguyễn Hưng Quốc, the acclaimed linguist, critic and poet was born 1957, Quang Nam Province, Vietnam. He currently lives and work in Melbourne, Australia.

Lê Vĩnh Tài, an acclaimed Vietnamese poet and translator, born 1966 in Buon Ma Thuot, Daklak, Vietnam. The retired doctor is still a resident of the Western Highlands, an acclaimed businessman in Buon Ma Thuot.

By Nguyễn Hưng Quốc, translation by Lê Vĩnh Tài

 

She goes

The wind follows

A whirlwind of boundless leafy yellows

Nàng đi

Ngọn gió theo sau

Cuốn theo bao nhiêu là lá vàng

By Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

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

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