Tomas Tranströmer has won this year's Nobel Prize for literature. For those who may not be aware of his work, here is a round up of 47 of his poems available on the internet, and some recommended further reading.
- From The Nobel Prize website:
|The Half-Finished Heaven|
|Open and Closed Spaces|
|The Nightingale in Badelunda|
- From The Academy of American Poets website:
- From The Poetry Foundation website:
November in the Former DDR
The Indoors Is Endless
- From The Guardian newspaper website:
- From Blackbird, an online journal of literature and the arts:
- From Brick Magazine's website:
- From Google Books:
(Note: "Baltics", a long poem, is incomplete.)
- Receiving the Lifetime Achievement Award from The Griffin Trust for Excellence in Poetry.
- An Essay on The Sorrow Gondola
POETRY IN ENGLISH TRANSLATION
- The Great Enigma: New Collected Poems, translated by Robin Fulton.
- The Half-Finished Heaven: Best Poems of Tomas Tranströmer, translated by Robert Bly.
- The Deleted World, versions by Robin Robertson.