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Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm | After the madness (11)

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 Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

Eyes glancing skyward
we saw the blue heaven.
It isn’t always so.

We’ve crossed the unseen abyss;
the arid land wild with thorns;
the rivers poison by salt.

After the madness
there will always be
___clarity.

August 2017

By Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

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

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