This week's Friday Verses are written by Miriam Van hee. We translated her poem ‘destination’.
Miriam Van hee's poetry plays with a number of central concepts or constants, which change their meaning in ever changing contexts. Her verse is in this way both familiar and always different.
Miriam Van hee (1952) writes hushed, hesitant, melancholy poems, searching for depth with a whispering, subdued voice and an entirely unique rhythm. Her austere, subtle poetry might appear simple; it is a carefully thought-through simplici...
Poems about travelling and not travelling
(Poems by Miriam Van hee and Luuk Gruwez)
Mini-essays on and translated poems by Miriam Van hee, Elma van Haren, Anneke Brassinga, Anna Enquist, Christine D'Haen, Eva Gerlach and Marieke Jonkman (who turned out to be a male poet in the end).
Translated poems by Miriam van Hee, Hugo Claus, Lut de Block, Eva Gerlach, K. Michel, Piet Gerbrandy, C.O. Jellema, Frank Koenegracht, Peter Holvoet-Hanssen, Leonard Nolens, Gwij Mandelinck, Hagar Peeters, Stefan Hertmans, Esther Jansma and...
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 Sometimes an old forgotten poem, but mostly fresh verses by a young or unpublished poet.