AN EPIC ODE OF UKRAINE


Please read and share. Powerful and needed words written. Please pray for Ukraine.

Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

In Vietnamese by Lê Vĩnh Tài

Translator: Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm


1.

History is not just blood

and dead bodies

.

– surrender

this is a Russian battleship

.

flown are the bullets

only you are still here

staring at the sky, watching the clouds…

..

February 27th, 2022

2.

History

in time

will forever be a memento

.

you can not use

a past full of dead bodies

to change history

.

facing the future

..

February 27th, 2022

3.

You believe that history will recite a poem

in the dim moonlight

.

so you light a candle

by a rocket launcher

.

forgetting that the candle will die out

people will not see each other again after they die

history will never be repeated

the winner will sing

a little rowdy

a loud sound

by a grave

of history

buried…

..

February 27th…

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