Gabriel Rosenstock presents a bilingual haiku, in Irish and English, in response to a photograph by Alain Schroeder
Little Brickmaker of Bangladesh
carrying the weight
of the world . . .
little brickmaker of Bangladesh
An Bhanglaidéis . . .
ualach an domhain á iompar
ag an mbríceadóirín
Gabriel Rosenstock's latest book is a collection of satirical tales, Mullah Nasrudin Is Alive And Well (Cross-Cultural Communications, New York, 2022)
Gabriel Rosenstock was born in postcolonial Ireland and is a poet, haikuist, tankaist, translator, playwright, novelist, short story writer and essayist.