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Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm | I was defeated by the moon (254)

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 

I was defeated by the moon
A super moon
Holding my breath since noon
Dragging my gears like a goon

Clouds from the sea came
Pollution oozing
The unheard prayers
A frozen moon

5-12-18

By Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

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

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