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Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm | The sugar in coffee beans (56)

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

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The sugar in coffee beans

“a promise of summer”

The honey in wine

“notes of spring”

On taste buds budding lilacs

the fragrance of sweet yearning

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Fresh soft morning dew 

In the mist a foggy figure

Warm rays of sunshine

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March 2020



By Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

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

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