Janneke Spoelstra was the Poet of the Month in September 2021. A translation of one of her poems for that month – ‘Change of pace’ – is published below. You can read the original Frisian poem – ‘It ferrin’ – here.
Change of pace I’m walking with my mum, she matches my stride. … My mum is walking with me, I match her stride. © Janneke Spoelstra Translation: Trevor Scarse