HA NOI (VNS)— A poetry collection commemorating General Vo Nguyen Giap has gathered 103 poems written by 103 writers throughout the country. The very specific number represents the age of the well-known general, who died last month.
The anthology, entitled Tien Dua Nguoi Vao Bat Tu (Seeing Him off to the Eternal World), gathers the musings of many famed poets including Nguyen Khoa Diem, Nguyen Thuy Kha, Le Canh Nhac, and Nguyen Trong Tao.
The collection expresses the authors' admiration and respect for Gen Giap, considered one of Viet Nam's most distinguished military commanders and politicians in recent times.
Information and Communications Publishers gathered the material from poems which were widely published in the media after the general's death. — VNS