New poem Poet of Fryslân

20/07/2022

‘The Truth’ is the latest poem by Sigrid Kingma as the Poet of Fryslân. Also available today in the Friesch Dagblad, the Leeuwarder Courant and on the Omrop Fryslân website.

The poem was written in response to the current stalemate in the CO2-crisis. The Poet of Fryslân, Sigrid Kingma: ‘Stakeholders oppose each other while the cow is used as a book of sin. Seems like a stalemate. Sometimes a problem requires creative thinking. What does the cow want? Wouldn’t that be a step forward?’

The Dutch translation by Tsjerk Veenstra and the English translation by Trevor Scarse can be found on this website.

Poet of Fryslân writes poem for ‘Bosk’ by Arcadia

14/06/2022

‘Wanderer’ is the latest poem by Sigrid Kingma as the Poet of Fryslân. Also available today in the Friesch Dagblad, the Leeuwarder Courant and on the website of Omrop Fryslân.

Poet of Frylân invited to Sardinia literary festival

14/04/2022

Poet of Fryslân Sigrid Kingma has been invited to a literary festival in Sardinia. She heard this on Tuesday evening during a visit by a delegation of Italian language minorities to Fryslân.