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7. At Winter Solstice
Hwang Jin Yi (ca. 1530)

동지돌 기나긴 밤을 한 허리를 버혀내어 
춘풍  니불 아래 서리서리 너헛다가 
어론님 오신 날 밤이여든 구뷔구뷔 

– Hwang Jin Yi (c. 1506-44)

I cut in two
A long November night, and
Place half under the coverlet,
Sweet-scented as a spring breeze.
And when he comes, I shall take it out,
Unroll it inch by inch, to stretch the night.

– Peter H. Lee, transl.