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Nguyễn Hưng Quốc | 909 TERCET – BÀI THƠ BA DÒNG (327)

Nguyễn Hưng Quốc, the acclaimed linguist, critic and poet born Nguyễn Ngọc Tuấn, 1957, Quang Nam Province, Vietnam. The professor currently lives and work in Melbourne, Australia.

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 Hư ng Quốc, translation by Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

327.

The bottom of my soul is you

Surrounds you 

The sediment of the memory of us

Dưới đáy hồn anh là em

Chung quanh em 

Là trầm tích của kỷ niệm

May 2022

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By Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

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

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