The sky was full of stars that twinkled brightly. A fresh wind was blowing strongly. It reminded him of the place in the country where he grew up.
We wanted to be our own masters, but capital was a big obstacle. However, with determination and the help of our friends, we set up a business unit.
The local authorities announced that his death happened accidentally while he was stealthily taking something from the floating raft on the river belonging to the family of Dai Thanh and that a fact-finding investigation was in progress.
It was Friday. She was wiping the glass window. When she was in her home village, she only cleaned the windows once a year, in the final lunar month to welcome Tet. She had to toil the whole year round.
With a raised umbrella in hand, bare feet and trousers turned up to the knees, she walked along the short and narrow street where the muddy water was flowing torrentially over its surface. Time and again, a motorbike passed by fast, splashing dirty water over her face.
Any young guy who wanted to ask her hand hesitated to do it. So her green years had gone by without her notice. It was the first time Uncle Hai came to my maternal home village, but Miss Nguyet's smile and graceful body captured his eyes.
My goal was to improve my sexual vigorousness and keep my hair black without dyeing it, although I was on the wrong side of fifty. After three months, my strength remained nearly the same.
A few days before the wedding of Phu Sieu, his compound was filled with family and helpers. Nine big jars of rice wine, carefully covered with red cloth, released a superb fragrance.
Formerly, the married couple earned their living in town: Ket as a street vegetable vendor and her husband Duong as a porter. On their paltry income, with three little mouths to feed, they could hardly make ends meet.
In the restaurant of the Mustafa Supermarket, while eating an ice cream, I just stared at her face. Her unkempt hair looked rather weird but her chubby cheeks appeared almost unchanged.
As usual, Robert Khai was always making fun to amuse everybody. We would have stayed in Phan Thiet that night if Julie Kim had not had a show in Sai Gon.


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