Written and translated from Korean by Ihlwha Choi
SOMETIMES, LOSING IS WINNING All fights are not a war. It's not necessary to win all battles. In some, we do not win even if victorious. I am willing to lose in that kind of fighting. Although I lose in such a battle, I will dance like broad leaved trees. Losing can be a victory in the fight which is not righteous. But losing is not winning if we must win inevitably. My comrade has won. He seemed to lose but he won after all. A fight is not the fighting itself when victory is not won in the right way. Though we do win doing our best, now and then, it's strictly not winning when we look back later.
Ihlwha Choi is a South Korean poet. He has published multiple poetry collections, such as Until the Time, When Our Love will Flourish, The Colour of Time, His Song and The Last Rehearsal.
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