Thoughts: On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous

July 12, 2020  •  Leave a Comment

"It's kind of like being brave, I think. Like you got this big ole head full of seeds and no arms to defend yourself" - Little Dog


Ocean Vuong, words are too beautiful, not to savour every lines. His idyllic style of writing established a more powerful narrative. I felt that the letter was addressed to me, and as I flip through the pages they slowly closed the gap between us.

On Earth We're Briefly Gorgeous is a letter to a Mother who cannot read. A letter from a son who was born in the Vietnam war, who then, migrated to the US at the age of two. Little Dog, wrote about survival in war, trauma, inequality, racism and love.

Learn more about the Author: Ocean Vuong


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