A Study on Poet Song, Nam-soo in Hoedeok
Song Nam-soo is a representative poet in the Hoedok area. He is the third poet in Hoedeok, along with Song Hee-gap and Song Mong-in. In addition, Yoon Geun-soo, Lee Jeong-gu, Kwon Pil, Kim Sang-yong, Yoo Geun, Jeongon, Jeong-gu, Lee Ho-min, Ian Noul, Shin Heum, etc., cultivated with the best writers of the Joseon Dynasty and left over 300 poems. Song Nam-soo's poetry was included in the famous poem 『KIA』 and was widely known in the world. Song Si-yeol and Kim Chang-hyup revealed the poetic features of Song Nam-soo. In particular, Kim Chang-hyup referred to the poetry of Song Nam-soo as ‘A true poem(眞詩)’.
Song Nam-soo's specialty is to write down beautiful landscapes. And after living in office, living leisurely and getting pleasure through poetry and alcohol. And remembering the past while staying in Hoedeok. Song Nam-soo toured Gyeryongsan, Kwandong, Yeongdong, Geumgang, Hyeonggang and Gapcheon and left them as poems. And after finishing his bureaucratic life at the age of 60, he came to Hoedok without regret and enjoyed lyre, books, poetry, and alcohol until he died at the age of 90. After retirement, he enjoyed poetry and alcohol, and transferred his last life to a small pond in Songdam. I looked back on my life here and expressed various feelings in a poem.