This book is the Grand Prize winner of the 30th Sowol Poetry Literary Awards. It contains 100 poems written by poet Na Tae Joo, who sings about beautiful things in every corner of the world.
- Book Intro
(English) MY HEART IS BEING TILTED TO YOU
Words of regards written will all kindness and refined words.
This is a book of poems by Na Tae Joo, who looks at the world and its people with a warm gaze. Greatly loved for the poems that brings sympathy to many people, Na has portrayed a heart full of gratitude this time. This book contains 100 unpublished poems by the Na Tae Joo, who says that the role of the poet is to collect beautiful things from here and there and write them down into poetry, as a bee taking nectar from a pretty flower to make honey. As always, the poet's works are filled with a lingering afterglow and affection, giving us comfort, care and happiness in our daily lives.
This book contains poems written about a wide range of emotions, such as gratitude, longing, love, and sorrow for lovers, family, and friends, as well as for nature and memories of the past. This makes it possible for many people to feel deep emotions and excitement through poetry. Reading this poem gradually will help you to feel empathy and comfort. Also, the watercolor illustrations with sensual colors are combined to attract more attention. This poetry will gently embrace you when you are in need of support.
(Vietnamese) Tập thơ mới của nhà thơ Na Tae Ju: Khẽ ngả lòng về phía em
Tuyển tập thơ đầu tay Nuôi dưỡng tâm hồn nhỏ bé của nhà thơ Na Tae Joo. Nhà thơ đã nhận được rất nhiều tình cảm yêu quý của độc giả khi ra mắt các tác phẩm khơi dậy được sự đồng cảm của nhiều người như “Muốn trao cho em suy nghĩ xinh đẹp nhất”, “Thật đẹp khi ngắm nhìn thật lâu, và em cũng vậy”. Tuyển tập thơ gồm 100 bài thơ như một lời chào gửi đến tình yêu tha thiết và những điều xinh đẹp có ở khắp nơi trong cuộc sống. Đó cũng là lời hỏi thăm đến những người yêu thương xung quanh chúng ta.
- About the Author
(English) Nah Taeju (M) is a poet of "Grass flowers," which was written with warm eyes and friendly words, was published in elementary school textbook and was loved enough to be selected for many awards. He writes poetry with the idea that he should humbly listen and gently approach the stories of all those around him, giving them comfort, as well as sharing a heart of companionship. He taught children in elementary school for a long time and his pureness resembles the innocence of childhood. Since his debut, he has published over 40 books of poetry, having served as president of the Gongju Cultural Center and vice president of the Korean Poet's Association.
(Vietnamese) Sinh ra ở Seocheon, Chungcheongnam-do vào năm 1945, tác giả làm giáo viên tiểu học trong một thời gian dài và làm thơ trong 50 năm. Tác giả đã viết hơn 150 đầu sách, gồm các tập thơ, văn xuôi, họa thư và được độc giả yêu thích. Từ năm 2020, tác giả làm chủ tịch Hiệp hội các nhà thơ Hàn Quốc.
Roah (Byun Yooseon)
Roah (F) is an illustrator, a calligrapher and an emoticon creator who is happiest when she draws and writes. She majored in Sculpture at Ewha Woman's University and founded Design Albero which produces and sells art products and various other contents. She has published her hand writing and pictures as emoticons on Korean top mobile or online platforms, such as Naver, Line, Band and KakaoTalk. She holds emoticon creation workshops and does illustrations at the same time. Books she has written include, I will Draw Beautifully Today and Warmly Tomorrow and A Flower and a Biblical Verse. She illustrated for poet Na Taeju's book, My Heart Tilts a Little. Her Instagram, blog, and email addresses are:
Literature and Thoughts, 2019, Sowol Poetry Literary Award, Grand prize