The United States will always be the United States of America

Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

A poem in Vietnamese by Lê Vĩnh Tài
Translator: Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm
Photography: Nguyễn thị Phương Trâm

The United States will always be the United States of America Biden or Trump both men have their cabinets unlike our country full of shonky poets hence we despise them The American dream for those who want to dream where there’s no dubious emperor plotting to be a dictator where anyone could be crown you once believed faultless is national pride “sisters, let's rally our cry” we should love our country like the air in our lungs you’re an immigrant you don’t have an official residence without a choice, you had to change hospital you don’t have insurance So what are you looking for in this American election? games of the rich and powerful hungry you worry about the next meal it’s a dog eat dog world…

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