Ma-roo

Ma-roo is momís open theater Ďn gallery.
My sisterís playhouse stage.
My classroom.

Mom sits on a dot-ja-ri
on the shiny old wooden floor
folding summer clothing and puts them in the basket.
Mom restored broken basket with han-ji† last week.

My sister changes a diaper for her doll
like mom does for her baby brother.

Wrapped in po-dae-gi baby brother
adds weight for me for stepping on the laundry.
Mom is free from him
shows me how to do everything.

Under the twoit-ma-roo
Do-ri
is playing with my shoes.
Soon winter will arrive
Sliding doors back on their track
ma-roo† become a storage room
Mom stores lots of things
in and under her furniture.

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