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How did anything happen How does anything happen Many things happened. early myung mi kim is one still wed to titles but still a pulse is here that has a finger on itself Prattle displaced there is distance and she knows it she roils in its hell i love her so it is this plastic around our heads. I find Myung Mi Kim s Under Flag quite difficult to understand To put it bluntly, I can t wangle a meaning out Perhaps my biggest problem understanding the text stems from Kim s frequent use of sentence fragments, Korean that has been spelled out phonetically in English characters but lacking an English translation , and what I consider to be strange or spooky diction As a result, Kim s writing style is notoriously complicated and displeasing to me And that s not all I also found the wordp I find Myung Mi Kim s Under Flag quite difficult to understand To put it bluntly, I can t wangle a meaning out Perhaps my biggest problem understanding the text stems from Kim s frequent use of sentence fragments, Korean that has been spelled out phonetically in English characters but lacking an English translation , and what I consider to be strange or spooky diction As a result, Kim s writing style is notoriously complicated and displeasing to me And that s not all I also found the wordplay distracting Just when a point is about to be made, a string of similar sounding words overwhelm the logic of the line For no particular reason Upsetting I ll try again next year Near and dear to my heart Myung Mi Kim s poetry always astonishes with its linguistically dense verve Under Flag is the first of many poetry collections that I always return to when I need to fall in love again with the way language twists and turns on the tongue and how meaning can unfix itself in the trappings of so called fluencies. `E-pub ☠ Under Flag ☠ One is shaken by this severe and quiet telling Myung Mi Kim s language is pure and commanding and brings us to a place of grieving we have needed to acknowledge Kathleen Fraser In Under Flag, winner of theMulticultural Publishers Book Award, Myung Mi Kim writes in a stark, unflinching voice that alternately drives to the core of painful subject matter and backs off to let beauty speak for itself Save the water from rinsing rice for sleek hair This is what the young women are told, then they re told Cut off this hair that cedar combs combed Empty straw sacks and hide under them Enemy soldiers are approaching Body As One As History The cumulative effect is, according to Ammiel Alcalay, a poetics which resists being neutralized or categorized