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Pháp Hoan |Haiku 18 (15)

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.

By Pháp Hoan, translation by Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

The peach blossom on a spring day

rained upon the pile of shit

of a farmer

*

Hoa đào ngày xuân

rụng trên đống phân

người làm rẫy. 

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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