THE WRITERS POST

(ISSN: 1527-5467)
the magazine of Literature & Literature-in-translation.

VOLUME 5 DOUBLE ISSUE WINTER 2003 SPRING 2004

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

SONG NHI

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TWITTERS

OF MIGRANT BIRDS

 

 

1.

 

Dear flock of birds on the tuft of an old forest!

And herd of wild horses on a dried field, the dearest!

Be awakened right now !

Listen to the twitters and words hastened sound

 

Keep going on your way

Go for a day

A month

A year

Or even for life

 

One life

Survival

Death

No solace

 

Bring away things unfinished

And step on a way, the illimited

Nothing will be complete

For a joy

Several sorrows

 

2.

 

Oh, oneís heart!

Bloodísred for ever

For everaffection and love

Why for the whole hundred of years

On Fatherland with enmity and hatred?

On Motherland with disgrace and humiliation

Pain and ungratefulness?

 

3.

 

Alas ! my dear beloved

Hundred of thousand times for love and fondness

The whirligig of time had broken ourpeaceful earth

That passed timesíre unalbe fading the past

so my heart ison summit of the pain

so my heart still has hundreds of thousand words to say again

so my love still has hundreds of thousand matters for fondness

Being over head and ears in love, sufferingand delight endless

Throw your soul upon the peak of melancholy

Drink the morn dews of the sky frozen and misty

 

4.

 

If you keep silence as an acceptance

If you step on the path of pre-destiny

Thereísnothing to say absolutely

For livinga life to lead away

And piles up tiresomeness upon plans to future days

 

5.

 

Get a drink!

Empty the regret, sorrow, incomplete love

Think of any reunification

the supposition

the eager hope for

Forget temporarily the days of pain and humiliation

In order to be in love one another

 

6.

 

The Sky gonna be sunny

the wild forest gonna grow up new woods and trees

the migrant birds will be back their homes

The D day will come and the sun gonna rise

Be in a hurry to awaken, dear Mankind!

 

 

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THE WRITERS POST (ISSN: 1527-5467),
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VOLUME 5 DOUBLE ISSUE WINTER 2003 - SPRING 2004

 

Editorial note: All works published in this issue are simultaneously published in the printed Wordbridge magazine double issue 3 &4 Winter 2003 & Spring 2004. (ISSN: 1540-1723).

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