Pháp Hoan | Haiku 1 (8)

Pháp Hoan is a Vietnamese-Canadian Poet and translator who currently lives and work in Vancouver, British Columbia.

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.

Tám vạn bốn nghìn cây by Jacquell

By Pháp Hoan, translation by Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm


At the foot of the mountain West

there be my quest

an eighty thousand trees behest.


Dưới chân núi phía tây

tôi đi vào chốn ấy

tám vạn bốn nghìn cây.


December 2020


By Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

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

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