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the first time i heard the phrase “호적에서 판다” was a pre IMF soap opera. i’ve heard it since, in family arguments during fights in restaurants “I will remove you from the lineage” is how it might translate or perhaps from the lineage you will be expunged often the accused will respond, sure go ahead displaying their ambivalence to the lineage, their ability to remain calm during hurricanes, ultimatums recognition for the accuser to remove the accused. a fancy a drawing: a possibility to refashion your lineage in a...
What is the role of poetry in the world that was forged this past Tuesday? What is the function of art in a country that has turned against, cannibal-like, its other half? On November 8, as I cooked my way through the day—having voting, waiting for the votes to come in—I listened to a full recording of Walt Whitman’s “Song of Myself,” and a special episode of Nate DiMeo’s Memory Palace; I stumbled upon it without...