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Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm | The cracks in the granite (144)

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

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the cracks in the granite

tears of an angel

an act of foresight

upon this earthly soil

when may I close my eyes

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Here ends my fight

here I say goodnight

in the dying light

my last reservation

my might.

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MAY 2021

By Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

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

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