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Lieke Marsman

Lieke Marsman is the author of three poetry collections and a novel. The Following Scan Will Last Five Minutes is her first book to be translated from Dutch into English.

Three Poems

Lieke Marsman, translated by Sophie Collins, 21 March 2019

The Following Scan Will Last Less Than a Minute

afternoons are Eurosport replays of alpine skiing sponsored by Jack Wolfskin and Milka brands to whom I am grateful for facilitating this daily moment of calm

evenings are the joy I take in loving Simone as much as I do especially in the face of this overwhelming exhaustion

cancer is so quotidian you hear about it on Wednesday morning die...

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