THE WRITERS POST

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

VOLUME 7 NUMBER 2

JUL 2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 DO KH.

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THE ATTENDANT LADY

 

Translated by Do Vinh

 

 

 

Hello Khiem Iíve received your photo and

email and they are both beautiful and sad

 

Actually not sad but very

privately pensive so that the reader might

read what the reader always

has some thoughts of their own about††††††††††††††††††

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The confetti that was lost

from a seafaring ship, asking my-

self (donít know if Cameron

took it to use for Tita

 

Nic) today a wall was lost, asking my-

self (in the house with excessive

walls), asking myself at the pastry

shop (why the attendant lady looks

 

Like a kind of sweet cake decorated

with) asking myself everyone has some

perception about everything like some kind

of message though difficult to know

 

It wants to say what about the progress

of some sound conclusion:everyone has

some thoughts about this and that and

how there isnít anything worthy

 

Of attention ďbut these thoughts are not

in the mind of the attendant lady and

that is why it is not possible to develop

these into something fruitful in order toĒ

 

Asking myself that (if your life is

a novel then it is time

to begin writing) Bich Nga

 

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The Writers Post
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VOLUME 7 ISSUE 2 JULY 2005

 

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