Kim Sunghyun



Agent Orange (에이젼트 오렌지)

it is six years gone that automatic expressline divorce operation walking shellshocked from the wreckage making no changes to diet or exercise his head still stuck in the book of trees the book of flowers on occasion, the kama sutra …

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"I came from" (나의 고향은)

I CAME FROM the lagoon looking for air. I had no companions. I learnt to read by the wayside who follows the hours with days. The names of the gods are in the clouds and on each numberplate. I’m counting …

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Air (공기)

Had I but the right cutlery, I could cut it but in this age of convenience and terror I am not to be trusted. I’ve a piece of plastic I must sharpen with my mind, that presently tears, no wipes, …

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Letter from Sungai Buloh | 숭아이 불로(Sungai Buloh)에서 온 편지

Emptying an urn half her size of mosquito larvae and water, the architect’s Australian wife tells me of her husbands sister’s suicide. The family never speak of it; the Japanese occupation of Singapore the need to keep her inside – …

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The Poet Asks His Love to Write Him (그에게 편지를 쓰라고 시인은 자신의 사랑에게 부탁한다)

After Lorca’s “Sonnets of Dark Love” Twink, if you are reading this ring me, SMS abbreviate or I am done for – dun 4 i tel u! The creek bed is risen, bike path beneath. Two days of constant rain, …

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Shark (상어)

“Father-killer and father-supplanter. Go in, and think on this.” – Sophocles Reportage: A man, a father taken today by shark white pointer, a thrash of white water whilst snorkelling with his son. A struggle then blood – in the eyes …

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Cyclist (싸이클리스트)

He tells me he is lonely, his lover has been murdered That was you? That was us. Motioning into distance his eyes away from the toilet block, dismounting his bike, keeping his helmet on; It was in all the papers. …

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카탈로그 : 식기세트 인생 (Catalogue: Life as Tableware)

accessorise with simple, elegant shapes choose muted bones, the subtle variations of sin harvested from the last century the alluring sparkle of toenails and teeth and the reflective qualities of glazed eyes mix well with hair shorn from a passive …

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