Monday, January 29, 2018


There are poets who exactly know how to evoke emotion, which they force, and by doing so they mostly possess a natural modesty, which takes away away every witfulness from this 'tour de force'. It's probably no coincidence that female poets excell in this quality.

Bertus Aafjes

Poetry is not only dream and vision; it is the skeleton architecture of our lives. It lays the foundations for a future of change, a bridge across our fears of what has never been before.

Audre Lorde

Also see:
Frozen Poets - Sculptures, graves and other traces of poets

Dutch poetry in Indonesian language, translated by Siti Wahyuningsih and Albert Hagenaars

Critical reviews on modern Dutch poetry
Once, poets were magicians. Poets were strong, stronger than warriors or kings — stronger than old hapless gods. And they will be strong once again.”

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