Vietnamese folk poetry

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Unicorn Press, 1974 - Poetry - 47 pages
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In 1971 John Balaban went to Vietnam to record ca dao, lyric poems passed down orally through generations. Guided by a sympathetic monk, he traversed the war-torn southern countryside, capturing some ... Read full review

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The Colonial Troops Transport
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The Saigon River
13
4 The Pole at the Village Pagoda
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If Coins of VanLich
15
Leaving the Village
16
Harmony in the Kingdom
17
Complaining about the Second Wife
18
H Talking about Birds
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2J Ship of Redemption
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Venturing
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A Tiny Bird
27
Mother Egret
28
Egrets Death and Funeral Preparations
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Mo Village Girl
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Autumn
19
Love Lament
20
The Body Is Pain
21
The Red Cloth
22
Lullaby
23
Across the Field of the Old Corporal
32
Difficulties at Love
33
Phoenixes and Sparrows
34
Looking Out in All Directions
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