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Folk Poetry - The Colonial Troops Transport
« on: April 09, 2017, 08:38:33 PM »

The troopship whistles once.  I still waver.
It whistles twice and I step into the boat.
Three times, and the troopship pushes north.
I grip the iron rail,my tears streaming
as I ask the helmsman for a rag.
Now the husband is North, the wife, South.


Tàu xấp lê một, and còn dùng còn thắng.
Tàu xấp lê hai, anh bước cẳng xuống tàu,
Tàu xấp lê ba, tàu ra bến bắc.
Tay vịn song sắt, nước mắt nhỏ ròng ròng.
Kêu bớ chú tài công đem khăn bàng long chùi nước mắt.
Cơ hội này chồng Bắc;  vợ, Nam.

 
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