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Pieter Boskma

Pieter Boskma (b. 1956), a Frisian by birth, studied various languages, East Asian art history and anthropology between 1977 and 1984. He made his d├ębut in 1984 with the privately published collection Virus, virus and at the end of the 1980s joined the Maximums, a group of poets calling for more action in poetry. Since then he has written stories, novellas and over ten collections of poetry.

I should be grateful

(De Bezige Bij, 2016)

Pieter Boskma is a cosmic poet and has been since his first collections: a wide panoply of verse full of ecstatic moments, metaphysical revelations, idyllic and elegaic flushes, his work contains it all.

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