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 write in and translate into English his own and his fellow poets' work, to participate in promoting communication and understanding between nations.
http: //ThanhThanh.us

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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:
“The Earth is round, in that Truth I trust
Although my body has to turn into dust! ”

The fanatics determined the earth was square
As from their gods and saints they had learned;

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