Myung Mi Kim
Myung Mi Kim moved to the United States from Korea at the age of nine without knowing any English. After recent graduate studies at the Iowa Writer's Workshop, Kim currently teaches and directs the Student Special Services at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. Her poems have appeared in Ironwood and Pavement, among other journals.
Working Notes, Myung Mi Kim:
Unbidden translation: one tongue seeping, slipping into another: memory impinging on present:language erased through socialization:geological time vs. human time:the poem as it marks absence, the poem as it presences silence. . . .