Lê Vĩnh Tài | the light dawned on your face (263)

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By Lê Vĩnh Tài, translated by Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

you write 

in the creation of a world on fire

hence the further hardship in poetry

more glory in the palm of your hand

the words swell upon your command

.

you write encryption on the rocks

often rather complicated

the vows

of a nation

.

you polished

the written words

with your agonizing sweat

.

write with all that is within your grasp 

so much so the hairs on your skin would curl up 

along with the thoughts in your head

.

write 

the impossible

drill a hole through this 

Godforsaken life…

….

the light dawned on your face

on your pages of poetry

it attacks your loneliness

like a dagger

.

in a flash, rips apart the darkness

the passion reserves for all

the light made you blushed

.

you don’t like it

the damp wet spit

of…

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