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Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm | the polite red fox (173)

Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm, the blogger, 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

the polite red fox
hiding in the trees
Roses red black and blue
he sees what he, please
 
the shy red fox
back of gothic cross steeples
behind tall soon be logs
hidden in the fog
 
the quiet red fox
beneath the pile of canvas
painted the town amber
drenched the town red.
 
 

July 7, 2017

A verse written for Đinh Trường Chinh

By Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

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

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