Water, Wind, and Light (Land 11) – Jo Taeil
60s-70s / H-J / Poems in Korean Middle School Textbooks / Poetry Translation

Water, Wind, and Light (Land 11) – Jo Taeil

Water, Wind, and Light – Land 11 Jo Taeil (1941-1999) Water and water meet in silence And mingle without a trace. Whether cold or hot, they mingle as they are. Wind and wind, too, meet in silence And mingle without a trace. They mingle either swiftly or leisurely. While things from one lineage meet and … Continue reading

Pink Clusters – Kim Eok
20s-30s / K-L / Poems in Korean Middle School Textbooks / Poetry Translation

Pink Clusters – Kim Eok

Pink Clusters Kim Eok (1896-?) On the street where spring breeze buoyantly rolls, Pink apricot blossoms open their eyes. Ineffably delighted to see pink clusters, A butterfly dances as it sways. On the street where spring breeze buoyantly rolls, Pink apricot blossoms flutter in the wind. As pink clusters fall in the wind, A butterfly … Continue reading