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WHEN WINE AT YOUR HOUSE IS RIPE
By YugGim

When wine at your house is ripe, Please ask me to visit you. When flowers at my cottage bloom, I will invite you to come. And then let’s talk of the things, Forgetting worries, over a hundred years.
Author is trying to convince us to forget past prejudices and hatred and come together for a better life. Instructions: Answer the following questions. Write your answers on the space below the item. 1. According to the author, when should one invite a long-lost friend to his house?

2. When can two people speak as true good friends?

3. How are the words wine…ripe, flowers…bloom…over a hundred years used to symbolize a reality in life?

4. What does this poem reveal about Korean character?