Thursday, 1 April 2021

April - Bùi Chát

Bouts of rain drop on people’s heads
Wetness that changes lives
Lots of folks don’t know where to take refuge

April floods the streets
Wash millions of people to the sea
Draw them into inconsiderate wars

The revolution of puberty
Breaks one’s voice, recalcitrance abounds

Lines of misery appear on one’s face
Turning in national scars

Bùi Chát [Bùi Quang Viễn] (Born 1979) Vietnam
Translated by Lê Đình Nhất-Lang
Source: Jacket2

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