Flowers of a Moment: Poem 109

구름 속 보름달이 나타난다
도둑놈이 화들짝 놀라 달아난다
개들이 놀라 짖어댄다


from behind a cloud, the full moon emerges
a thief is frightened away
startled dogs howl

-Ko Un


This is poem 109 from Flowers of a Moment, which is a small volume of poetry by Korean author Ko Un that I am currently translating into English.

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