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

Cricket – Hwang Tong-gyu
80s-90s / H-J / Poems in Korean Middle School Textbooks / Poetry Translation

Cricket – Hwang Tong-gyu

Cricket Hwang Tong-gyu (1938-) A cricket that was chirping around a benjamin vase on the balcony for several evenings chirped in the utility room in the back yesterday. A bit sluggishly. What had made it move there, while, by and by, autumn is deepening lonesomely? Would it have crawled across the living room or flown? … Continue reading