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Đình Nguyên | a breeze in passing (18)

Đình Nguyên is an American-Vietnamese poet and a freelance photographer residing in the American Mid-West

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 Đình Nguyên, translation by Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

.

a breeze

in passing

.

drawn upon her face

a portrait of icy grey

.

a winter

absent of the return of a soul!

.

December 2020

_____

.

ngọn gió

đi ngang qua

.

nó vẽ

trên mặt nàng

bức tranh màu xám lạnh

.

mùa đông

không có người về!

.

December 17, 2014

By Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

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

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