This week's Friday Verses are written by Maud Vanhauwaert. We translated her poem ‘A Sorry Sight’.
Interesting about young poets like Van den Broeck, Vanhauwaert and Deckwitz is that while they distance themselves from the avant-gardism of the twentieth century, they also present themselves as new Romantics. Contemporary young Dutch-spe...
As Poet Laureate of Belgium, Kör wants everyone to feel the power of poetry, especially those who don't naturally come into contact with it.
Every other Friday we treat you to beautiful verses by a poet from Flanders or the Netherlands. Sometimes an old forgotten poem, but mostly fresh verses by a young or unpublished poet.
Derek Blyth expresses his love for the carillons of Flanders and the Netherlands.