Haenyo incident at Hallim Harbour (sometime after lunch)

Daniel Paul Marshall strikes gold:
“(Asian carp?) leap out the pristine waters like

a good idea which granulates into fuzz
before you have time to write it down…”

And the discussion on similes in the comments is like a bright torch in a dark well… Sorry, couldn’t resist.

Daniel Paul Marshall

Haenyo incident at Hallim Harbour (sometime after lunch)

…At a small harbor | old stone steps cut out with tools
or perhaps repeated use & weather.

She watches fish with silver bellies |
(Asian carp?) leap out the pristine waters like

a good idea which granulates into fuzz
before you have time to write it down

—one leap after another
a meter or so | the gulls watching.

She asks a fisherman nearby
why do they do it? She can’t make out

much of what he says | something about
“polluted water & noise from fishing boats”

which “rumble through the water.”
A gang of ajumma who work at a black-pig

BBQ restaurant | cartoon make-up & hair-metal perms |
tiger-print spandex & leather waistcoats |

crowded around something or someone
—“What’s everyone so interested with?”

A Haenyeo: Grandma of the Sea “heard music while diving”
a music not belonging…

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