dorchaíonn an mhuir/the sea darkens/il mare si oscura – haiku by Gabriel Rosenstock

dorchaíonn an mhuir –

glór páistí ar iarraidh

in éamh na bhfaoileán


the sea darkens –

voices of missing children

in the cry of gulls


il mare si oscura –

voci di bambini perduti

nel verso dei gabbiani

Gabriel was born in 1949, in postcolonial Ireland. He is a poet, playwright, haikuist, essayist, novelist, short story writer, and author/translator of over 180 books, mostly in Irish. Member of Aosdána (Irish Academy of Arts & Letters) and Lineage Holder of Celtic Buddhism. You can read more about Gabriel here and browse his books here.

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