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Nguyễn Hưng Quốc | 909 TERCET – BÀI THƠ BA DÒNG (332)

Nguyễn Hưng Quốc, the acclaimed linguist, critic and poet born Nguyễn Ngọc Tuấn, 1957, Quang Nam Province, Vietnam. The professor currently lives and work in Melbourne, Australia.

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 Hưng Quốc, translation by Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

Poetry is the whisper

Of the first morning dew

Not once screwed

Thơ là tiếng thì thầm

Của những giọt sương mai

Chưa mất trinh

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JANUARY 2022

By Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

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

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