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Sugar Mouse
Kim Hyesoon / 김혜순
translated by Mia You
13 June 2022
published in Issue One

A poem, plus a note on tongue-like mice and the translation of mice-like tongues


(How my tongue and my body are the same, how they are different)

(First, how they are the same)

They live between someone’s teeth

Bumps rush out all at once

Water gushes out from a spring

Like plugs they can be attached to other pieces of flesh, but also, if sparks fly, they can go crazy...

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