Lê Vĩnh Tài | SAIGON IN LOCKDOWN (44/56)

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By Lê Vĩnh Tài, translated by Nguyễn Thị Phương Trâm

 

those who don’t make vaccines and makes only travel permits

often don’t remember

 

during the gaming battle online

the gamer only wants to kill and destroy

egging for cheers from all around

we’re never bothered about congratulating anyone

we’ve barely enough time to breathe

we search for the last remaining star

not like some who believe they’re it

as the star 

they never fail

 

but trying are people

her eyes were glazed over as though she wants to kill someone

she can have a million likes for no reason

so everything is for sale?

 

clanking dollar and cents dreaming of being charitable

or are we the sound of bells ringing during the coronation

of blind babies from birth

 

we forget not the calling of our heart

the prediction of everything falling apart

confirming the pain…

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