Green Rice: Poems by Lam Thi My Da

Green Rice: Poems by Lam Thi My Da


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781931896139
Publisher: Northwestern University Press
Publication date: 02/15/2004
Pages: 180
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Born in 1949 in the south central part of Viet Nam, Lam Thi My Da spent the war in Quang Binh province, near the scene of much heavy fighting. Author of five books of poetry in Vietnamese, she is widely recognized one of the Vietnam's major poets.

Table of Contents

Introduction by Martha Collins

Garden Fragrance
Night Harvest
Journey into White Night
Bomb Crater Sky
The Face Beneath
A Mother Story
Winnowing Rice
Scent of Areca
Custard Apple Tree
Birdsong in the Rice Field
As Leaves
Gathering My Years
The Sound of the Bronze Drum
By a Statue of My Chau
Are You Good Enough?
Cat in the Window
Speaking to the Heart
Luc Bat Streets
A Deep Green Time
Cricket Song
Night-Blooming Cereus
With the Perfume River
White Water Lily
The Nest
The Fertile Heart
Childhood Story
Green Rice
Dedicated to a Dream
A Pine Cone in Pasternak's Garden
Row of Camphor Trees
Saigon Rain
Illusive Lover
By Waves
Small as a Doll
The Wild Rosebud has Changed
My Plum Tree
Looking Back
Yesterday's Mother
Skipping Stones
There Is No Sea
The Night-Blooming Cereus and I
Woman Wearing Black
The Color of Phai Street
Poem for the Year of the Buffalo
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