Translated by Chae-Pyong Song and Anne Rashid
An Ink Painting by Kim Jong-sam
The grandmother puts her hand
on the nape of the drinking cow’s neck.
To say, we have been through
another day together,
the backs of our feet are swollen,
and both of us are lonely.
묵화(墨畵) / 김종삼
물먹는 소 목덜미에
할머니 손이 얹혀졌다.
서로 발잔등이 부었다고,