Jacquelyn Pope’s first collection of poems, Watermark, was published by Marsh Hawk Press; Hungerpots, her translation of the Dutch poet Hester Knibbe, was published by Eyewear. She is the recipient of a 2015 NEA Translation Fellowship and a 2012 PEN/Heim Translation Fund grant. She recently translated four poems by Elisabeth Eybers and three by Hendrik Marsman for WLT.
February 27, 2017 |
Eybers’s poem “Taalles” (Language Lesson) on the wall of the Anne Frank School in Leiden / Source: Wikimedia Whether by personal predilection or because of powers beyond their control, poets are som...