Tree — Lee, San-ha

 

Tree            

 

Chop me.

Then I’ll smear

A lingering fragrance

On the edge of your axe.

 

 

 

Lee, San-ha 1987, when he was active in the propaganda of Democratization Movement Youth Union, Lee San-ha announced the epic poem, which reveals the genocide and truth of ‘Jeju 4 · 3

 

 

Translated by 전승희 Seung-Hee Jeon
(literary critic and translator, editor of Asia: A Magazine of Asian Literature)

 

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