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I live in a house without a door Each person who visits must bring a door on his back. Install it before sitting down then take it with him when he leaves. My privacy depends on Visits from these people.

There are those who come empty-handed. These are extremely poor folks without individuality Gamblers and punks with pockmarked faces stop by only to borrow money and swindle. Spotting them I hastily leave the house to go visit close friends.

Leaving I also carry a door on my back (This door Iíve dislodged from my own house only to use at other peopleís houses.)

translated from the Vietnamese by Linh Dinh

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