the permanent while scrupulously imitated/ wrapped bored shadow prism clothes/crystal century shows sealed adjusted exceptions/a fatal love inspired our meeting/mysterious mind pattern/by chance a thousand others dream equally perhaps of omissions/pure mysterious quicksilver made effects/sensitive human flowers wake from married teeth/a metal moonlight ghost casts enough reflection between the last still question/I wanted self harm without effort against the silence/shone light lungs balancing purpose/sublime serene influences between remember/positively the branches take long motionless strange anything/to tell me not yourself invisible absolutely/my love make a voice perform enormous dramatic enchanting attention/ dreamer recalling the nature of wood from innocent smiling imagination/a wife is everything out this of nothing/a natural mirage already original/sparkling thunder powerful recovering/unfortunate modern love is basically material dotted charm/inspired in riding clouds of pressed translation/meditation changes reason therefore engage without complaint/precious years mourning love light hesitated/a century of loves/clairvoyance wrapped my hands in crystal globe stem/vials of secret mystery/life born to lose/guide artificial fire portraits of fatal love inspired without remember/a thousand stars vapor stream your smiling name/my divine disorder/you asked for limbo gently since the beginning/sufferers floated without translation/in strange coma clothes.
Published by Judy Eun Kyung Kim
Judy Eun Kyung Kim was born in Seoul, South Korea and grew up on the East Coast in Maryland, USA. She came to the SF Bay Area in 1993 wearing sandals, with only $70 and a couch to surf on for a week. Her short story, “Running Away” was published in the Berkeley Public Library Memoir Writer’s anthology, “A Wiggle and a Prayer” in 2017. She's a 2018 New York Foundation for the Arts immigrant artist. View all posts by Judy Eun Kyung Kim