in Shi Jing poems
kimchi reduces wrinkles
III: CARPODACUS ROSEUS
feathers of dawn cross
the 38th parallel
lost Pallas’ Rosefinch
* Koreans forced to take Japanese surnames were referred to as sōshi-kaimei.
* Jeo: early name for kimchi.
* Shi Jing: Book of Songs, first Chinese poetry book 1000 BC.
* Pallas’ Rosefinch (carpodacus roseus) is native to both North and South Korea.
35.0: OZ-KO (ENVOY)Poetry Editor David Prater
Released April 2011
OZ-KO (ENVOY) is the first part of Cordite's special thirty-fifth issue showcasing contemporary poets from Australia and the Republic of Korea in an unique bi-lingual exchange.