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Pháp Hoan |Haiku 9 (13)

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 breezy spring rain

gently touched the hands

of the executioner.

*

Mưa mùa xuân bay

chạm nhẹ đôi tay

người đao phủ. 

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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