Tag Archives: KOREAN POETS

CELEBRATING THE WONDER OF BEING ALIVE – Ku Sang, one of Korea’s most trusted poets

If poetry tries to capture the realm of faith Korea has produced a poet of great originality. The simplicity of Ku Sang‘s http://anthony.sogang.ac.kr/Kubio.htm poetic world has meant that until quite recently his work was undervalue among readers eager for poetry. His parents were Catholics and his elder brother a priest, but he underwent a crisis of faith during his student …

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A THIRTY, THE PARTY IS OVER – Choi Young-mi: Accusation in the form of a poem. Six stanzas. Twenty-seven lines. .

Poem that brought down Korea’s revered poet. Check out the view from tower or spend a whole day at the National Museum of Korea. Take a break at Bukhansan National Park or diversify yourself on the streets of Itaewon. Why not have fun at Korean singing rooms? Jogyesa Temple https://english.visitseoul.net/attractions/Jogyesa-Temple_/2586 it is one of the oldest and most important Buddhist …

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LYRICAL INTERTWINING OF SOLITUDE – Noh Cheonmyeong, an early-modern South Korean Poet.

Expanding upon the themes melancholy, solitude and love. It is a city in North Korea, only 8 km from the DMZ with South Korea. Kaesong featuring one of the best-preserved “old towns” in the country. The citadel used to have seven gates, but only Nam Gate is left. Here you can also visit Panmunjeom, village divided between two Koreas, the …

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