I am Homeland

December 13th, 2013 by admin

I am Homeland Twelve Korean-American Poets Edited by Yearn Hong Choi New from Poetic Matrix Press Available on our website By Doo Hyun Chung An Empty Tomb In the midst of fire shell of the Korean War, Vanished My father, missing No traces to his death My mother, Her husband, Built a tomb for her husband’s missing Or death Without his remains or ash That was her last dedication to her beloved husband Buried in the empty grave of my father, The last scene of his back walking out Inside the empty grave, Echoes of his last footsteps in October 1950 She passed away, and so Passed an ideological war of one generation Do not say, it is empty  Never Never, never, never Doo Hyun Chung is a medical doctor (radiologist) in Maryland.  Poet, painter and sculptor.  His poetry book is Reincarnation of Budapest (in Korean).  He received the Overseas Poet Award from the Yoon Dong-ju Memorial Group in Seoul.

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