Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm | The pieces of you (160)

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

Beyond the clouds, blue
The pieces of you.
Trên những hàng mây, xanh
Những mảnh ghép lại là anh.
JUNE 2021

By Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

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

13 replies on “Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm | The pieces of you (160)”

It feels so good to have a word with you again; I think the last time I said hello was in 2020 😂😅.

I have been keeping up with your material by browsing your blog but it’s great to hear your thoughts as always 😄😇

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Your memory is probably better than mines 😅😅. What influenced my estimation to 2020, is the fact that I can’t remember having any chat with you for the entire duration of 2021 haha

Yes you do translate other people’s thoughts 🤭🤣. I meant hearing your thoughts within the context of general interaction/conversations etc 👍😄

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I understand 😄. We all feel like that sometimes and I can imagine that having to translate the pieces of material that you often publish can be quite demanding on that brain, but I am impressed by how you still manage because it doesn’t really show 👍💙😂

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