Lê Vĩnh Tài | everything was wrapped in a glorious chill (275)

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eyes closing the cause of his tears
wrapped in the arms of the cold night
he begs you for a dare
we’ve been too soft
why can’t we be tougher

By Lê Vĩnh Tài, translated by Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm the moon and the stars looked down from the black sky a man stepped into a field in the dark on top of the hill the light sat swelling up unblinking no one slept and no one could lay still what a loss, such a beautiful place and to all unaware your hand is out palm up, where there will be a breeze but he’s totally unaware losing his composure he forgot where he was everything was wrapped in a glorious chill a kind of chill that was warm in one’s stomach the air sandwiched between the sky and the…

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