Kim Hyesoon

is one of the most prominent contemporary poets of South Korea. Her recent poetry in translation include A Drink of Red Mirror (Action Books, 2019) and Autobiography of Death (New Directions, 2018), which won the 2019 International Griffin Poetry Prize.

Nation Poetry

Adverbs, Fly Adverbs, Fly

Daddy, you always wake up at that hour. Not in my time zone, but in the deceased’s time zone, at that hour. N Daddy, a new daddy showed up like the way you whisper inside my crying…

Jun 1, 2021 / no-paywall / Kim Hyesoon