Posted in Book Reviews

Tomas Transtromer Receives Nobel for Literature

Tomas Transtromer is one of my favorite poets. His poem Kyrie (translated by Robert Hass) inspired two of my own poems. For me, he epitomizes the gray hope of the Swedish mindset, the melancholic optimism of glasses half empty desiring to be filled. Well-deserved congratulations to you, Mr. Transtromer!

To be inspired by this poet’s work, you may want to read the following books.





From A-Z Author Book Reader and Reviewer Christian Diligent Editor Faith-based Giant-in-stature Home Educator Intuitive Java-Enthusiast Knitter Labrador Retriever Owner Mother of Three Boys Note-Taker Organizer Poet Quiet Moments (a rare commodity!) RV Camping Singer in Church Choir T U Violist Wife of My High School Sweetheart X Yarn-Lover (the wool kind and the story kind) Z

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s