recounting silences

︎︎︎︎︎ Ian Gwin

︎ June 29, 2023

an infant cries at the means
a person has to speak

cloudless sky i call on you
to refuse the name of the gift

Ian Gwin is a writer and translator from Seattle, Washington. He holds an MA in Scandinavian Languages and Literatures at the University of Washington. While he's currently translating the contemporary Latvian writer Andris Kuprišs, his own writing has been published in Drifting Sands, Kingfisher, and Mayfly Haiku.

Also by Ian: Glissando