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Beginning the End (K-Poet 21)

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Publisher: , 2021
Original title: 끝을 시작하기, 2021
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Poet Kim Keun’s 『Beginning the End』 was published as the 21st collection of K-poet poems in Korean and English. Poet Kim Keun’s new poetry collection, who debuted in 1998 and published poems such as 『Bam Boy’s Outing』, 『See you at the Cloud Theater』 and 『When you wash your face in the dark』, is divided into prologue, part 1, part 2, part 3, and epilogue. It is composed of gin jangsi. The beginning of the poetry collection begins with “a beast” that appeared one day. The “beast” completely captures the poet, and the poem begins to race. It is not known exactly where the destination of the run is. I’m not even sure if it’s the end or the beginning of everything. This collection of poems is full of movements to approach infinitely toward that ‘knowledge’ that may not be known until the end.

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