With my difficult eyes

Dear Judith, I came to you through my husband, who is a huge fan of your poetry. Some of the first Dutch poems we translated together were yours (I may post some of them here eventually, if you want). Soon afterwards, he gave me a collection of your early poems, translated into English by Shirley Kaufman. But…

Judith Herzberg

Judith Frieda Lina Herzberg (born November 4, 1934 in Amsterdam) is a Dutch Jewish poet. She lives alternately in the Netherlands and Israel. She writes poems and plays. Her plays Leedvermaak and Rijgdraad were made into movies by Frans Weisz. Works Translated Poems in English But What: Selected Poems. Introduction by Henk Romjin Meijer. Translation by Shirley…