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Lê Vĩnh Tài | no. 16:30 – September

Lê Vĩnh Tài, the Vietnamese poet and translator born 1966 in Buon Ma Thuot, Daklak, Vietnam. The retired doctor is still a resident of the Western Highlands, a businessman in Buon Ma Thuot.

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 Lê Vĩnh Tài, translation by Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

September

sunlight

sea of rain

the raincoat adorned

a spiderweb…

_____

 

tháng Chín

ánh nắng mặt trời

biển mưa

áo mưa mặc

một mạng nhện…

By Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

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

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