"Family" by Pak Mogwol

Family

 

 

                                           Pak Mogwol

 

A whole world

nine pairs of shoes.

No, in the hallway, no, in the garden,

no, in a certain poet’s family

when the bare bulb is lit

nine pairs of shoes, different sizes.

 

My shoes

are size nineteen and a half.

After walking on snow and ice

when I put them next to the others

I see the...