numa necessidade insana de tudo saber.
I don’t understand what you are saying.
Se alguém não gostasse dos meus escritos,
logo iria corrigí-los, in a critical voice.
Now I feel much closer to myself
Because I know I don’t understand
O que eles significam.
Desirée Jung is a writer and translator. Her background is in film and literature. She has received her M. F. A in Creative Writing and her Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, Canada. She has published translations and poetry in Exile, The Dirty Goat, Modern Poetry in Translation, The Antagonish Review, Gravel Magazine, The Literary Yard, TreeHouse, among others. She lives in Vancouver, British Columbia.