This is an ideally geomantic terrain

For all-day endless pastoral love to gain.

Once upon that lonely cold hilltop high,

A long vibrating voice chilled the sky.


Translation by THANH-THANH


From Sounds of the Bamboo Forest (m Vang Rừng Trc)

by Le Huu Do, published by Dorrance Publishing Co., Inc.,

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA, 2002