NhuanLe ThanhThanh

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Thanh-Thanh is the pen name of Mr. Nhuan Xuan Le who leads the 'Xay-Dung' literary group which was recognized as one of the main branches of the Vietnamese Cultural Tree at the unique pre-1975 National Cultural Festival in Saigon, capital of the former Republic of Vietnam.
After his resettlement in the States in 1992, Thanh-Thanh has begun to writ ...
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1.
Truth
On that old day – How could it be neglected?
The scientist Bruno went on to the pyre
As if he was taking a stroll, unaffected;
He re-affirmed to the frenzied abusers of fire:
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2.
In Memory Of My Father
reverently dedicated to my dear Dad’s spirit


Whilst boarding the aircraft to fly towards the ocean
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3.
The Days Dad Got Imprisoned
How harrowing were the days Dad got imprisoned:
Mom could hardly sleep, got her eyes wet, rings wizened.
Gnawing the tiny rootstock Mom spared for me: how sad!
I was so hungry, Dad!
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4.
I Have Left Behind
I have left my children to save my own hide
While I could not have prepared them for life
With their kids nobody knows what would betide
To their future and towards which how to strive.
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5.
The Year 2000
After the year two thousand, I will be still alive,
And so will other animals and worms.
There still will be vegetables and germs,
And mundane life as ever, rain or shine.
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