80s-90s / A-G / Poetry Translation

I Ask You – Ahn Do-hyun

I Ask You

Ahn Do-hyun (1961-present)

Don’t kick ashes from briquettes.
Have you
Ever been fiery for somebody else
Once in your life?

1994
(Translated by Jido Ahn. September 2016)

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Learn more about the poet: Ahn Do-hyeon (1961-)

 

너에게 묻는다

안도현 (1961-)

연탄재 함부로 발로 차지 마라
너는
누구에게 한번이라도 뜨거운 사람이었느냐

 

photo source: Woman Chosun

Other poems by Ahn Do-hyun:

A Piece of Briquette – Ahn Do-hyun

Had We Been Snowflakes – Ahn Do-hyun

2 thoughts on “I Ask You – Ahn Do-hyun

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