Yoo An-Jin is a Korean poet, essayist, and novelist. In 1970 she published the first of the seventeen collections of poetry she has published so far. She retired from her position as a professor at Seoul National University in 2006. In 2012 she became a member of Korea’s National Academy of Arts. She has received many prestigious literary awards.
Valery's "cemetery by the sea," Sète, France / Photo by Mathieu / Flickr
by Yoo An-Jin
“The wind is rising!We must try to live!”So said Paul Valéry.How shall I adopt that Frenchman’s...