Thousand Moons




One night, a child monk went to fetch water from the well and was raptured by the beautiful moon in the sky. He fetched water with the moon into his pot, Returning to the temple, he poured out the water into a jar and noticed that the moon had disappeared. This series echoes the metaphors that are carried in this Korean poem, where the meanings are multiplied through every aspect of life's discoveries. Lee Jongmok connects Taoist philosophies with mythologies that celebrate Nature.