Heath Hyun Houghton

A KOREAN AMERICAN SIJO CIRCA 2021

The neons blind, they seduce and sedate, they quell
The soil is poison and the iron cities are rotting
What do I know about the American landscape?
The people sing whispers of a harmonious tomorrow

(First published in The Pitkin Review)


hyunHeath Hyun Houghton is a Korean American actor, writer and director whose work focuses on cultivating relationships between the sciences and the arts.

We are deeply interconnected, and the stories we tell can reach out into the world and move people when we are able to share them with honesty, clarity and empathy.

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