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Listening to Rain in My Hermitage


Who enjoys galloping
a road in rain?

In my hermitage, I sit in comfort—
the weather need not be clear.

Once rain ends, I can begin
my lazy excursion—

calmly, I listen near the eaves
to falling water.


Chin'gak Kuksa Hyesim

Magnolia and Lotus: Selected Poems of Hyesim
White Pine Press


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