Today's poem is "When even the butterflies..."
from My Life, My Dream

Dedalus Press / Dufour Editions

Henrik Nordbrandt has risen quickly to become the enigmatic but highly praised and most famous contemporary Danish poet. The power of the imagery, the distinctive style, the assured and idiomatic speaking voice, these are some of the unique qualities of Nordbrandt's poetry.

Robin Fulton is Scottish but lives in Norway and is one of the best known and most accomplished translators from Nordic languages in the world. His versions of the work of the Swedish poet Tomas Transtomer are widely known.

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