I Ask You – Ahn Do-hyun
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) 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 … Continue reading

Had We Been Snowflakes – Ahn Do-hyun
80s-90s / A-G / Poems in Korean Middle School Textbooks / Poetry Translation

Had We Been Snowflakes – Ahn Do-hyun

Had We Been Snowflakes Ahn Do-hyun (1961-present) Had we been snowflakes, let us not become sleet that hesitantly scatters in the air. Even if the world is gusty, freezing, and dark, let us come down in big, cozy flakes to the lowest part of a town where people live. Had we been snowflakes, let us become letters … Continue reading