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Suicide Parasite (K-Poet 19)

Translated by: ,
Publisher: , 2021
Original title: 자살충, 2021
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This is a new collection of poems by poet Kim Seong-gyu, who made his debut in 2004 and persistently looked into the other side of his life by publishing poetry books such as 『You flew by mistake』 and 『When will Heaven collect the broken ones』. As can be seen in the title song “Suicide Parasite”, Kim Seong-gyu’s own sentences depict the loneliness, misery, and comfort that spreads through life like unbearable pain. A short essay that reveals the poet’s view of work is also included, allowing you to trace the origins of the poetic world created by Kim Seong-gyu.

Source: Kyobo / Google translate

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