Tryntsje van der Veer

Tryntsje van der Veer (1960) lives and enjoys working in Fryslân again after having lived outside the province for quite a while. She feels completely at home near the water and the meadows. Writing and singing keeps her energised. She composes poems, writes short stories and sometimes longer pieces. She cannot express everything through words as she is also fascinated by images, the sounds and, most of all, the power of silence.

She has a few publications to her name ( She is on a couple of boards of organisations which advocate for our native tongue (; She finds connections through other means as well (

Submitted poems
Half moon