My eyes do not register the presence of trees animals men or even
the arrogant horizon.
Inside my eyes are only distances hierarchies dark holes black
boxes zigzags and disquiets.
~ ~ Nguyen Quoc Chanh
Translated by Linh Dinh
One of "Seven Untitled Poems" from Khi hau do vat (Inanimate Weather),
Youth Publishing House, 1997.