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Nguyễn Hưng Quốc | 909 TERCET – BÀI THƠ BA DÒNG (744)

Nguyễn Hưng Quốc, the acclaimed linguist, critic and poet born Nguyễn Ngọc Tuấn, 1957, Quang Nam Province, Vietnam. The professor currently lives and work in Melbourne, Australia.

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

By Nguyễn Hưng Quốc, translation by Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

 

Her vagina is wet: A sign

His penis is erect: Another sign

There’s nothing to be bashful about

Nàng âm hộ ướt: Một ký hiệu

Hắn dương vật ngỏng: Một ký hiệu khác

Đâu có gì thẹn thùng 

 

By Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

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

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