Linh Dinh translates Thanh Thao
POEMS
 
  Adornments


I will slip a rice stalk on your wrist
a jade bracelet sounds of crickets a leave of grass
a flame of skin and flesh
drowned in a pair of pinkish nipples

I will drape around your neck
the mysterious necklace of night
the clear bells of autumn
tremble as the city flies back towards the sky

I will drape on your chest
a tempest


       
       
       

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