Treasure Island

Kyungdae Min

(August 23,1951 / Hae Nam, Korea)

Ear of A Tree


I met a friend who goes
To an insurance school in New York,
His poem appears in a Korean newspaper.
My friend came to realize the Am, , erican
Dream, quiting
His insurance company job, leaving
His wife and two children behind.

He majored in philosophy,
Still he works until daybreak
Living in a rented apartment of
Riverside Drive
Subletiing his apartment
(On riverside Drive he shares)
A rented apartment.
He is a gardner who cultivates young
Branches to sprout wings.

Submitted: Monday, April 15, 2013
Edited: Thursday, October 03, 2013

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사실은 아주 지난 시간의 추억을 기록한 노트장이다

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