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Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm | so you saw (57)

Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm, the poet and translator, born 1971 in Phu Nhuan, Saigon, Vietnam. A practicing pharmacist, who currently lives and works in Western Sydney, Australia.

By Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

.

so you saw

behind the makeup

smeared foundation

those freckles  

pass the smile pass the thrilling laughter

you saw

.

I’m an orb in a box

rolling rattling splintering

.

shattered when I 

saw you.

_____

November 2018







By Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

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

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