Hwang Tong-gyu was born in 1938 in Sukch’on, South P’yongan province, in what is now North Korea. Author of fourteen poetry collections and five prose books, he has received the Hyondae Award, Midang Award, and Ku Sang Award.
Pampas grass on the Han River. Photo: dnlspnk/Flickr
At the northern edge of the Han RiverI saw field-cannons marchdown the snowdrifts of the valley.
Wild geese flew low.I woke to see mys...