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Lê Vĩnh Tài | AN EPIC ODE OF UKRAINE – 32/43 – to the moment the knife is pulled out

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 blogger, 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

March 16th, 2022

Ukraine

to the moment the knife is pulled out

the wound will never heal

—–

Ukraine

cho đến khi con dao được rút ra

vết thương sẽ không bao giờ lành…

By Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

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

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