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Lê Vĩnh Tài | In the darkest night (86)

Lê Vĩnh Tài, the Vietnamese poet and translator, born 1966 in Buon Ma Thuot, Daklak, Vietnam. The retired doctor is still a resident of the Western Highlands, an acclaimed businessman in Buon Ma Thuot.

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 Lê Vĩnh Tài, translated by Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

 

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In the darkest nights

I’ll be your moon

and you’ll be my light…

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May 2019

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Trong những đêm tối nhất

tôi sẽ là mặt trăng của bạn 

và bạn là ánh sáng của tôi…

By Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

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

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