Norway
Ingrid Storholmen
Norway
A poetess, writer and editor. She was born in Verdal, Norway. She has been studying Literature at the University of Bergen, and she spent one year at a Creative writing school. She has also been literature editor of Morgenbladet, a culture newspaper in Norway. She was for five years writer in resident at "Adrianstua", a writers house in Trondheim. She started Trondheim International Literature Festival while living there, and she also founded the Literature magazine LUJ together with two colleagues.  She has published 7 books. She has received a number of Literature awards and prizes for her work. Her poetry was translated into 18 different languages, and she participated in numerous international poetry festivals.
YOU HAVE NOTHING TO SAY?

 

 

Have you nothing to say? – nothing to say

 

You do not exist? – do not exist

 

May I see you? – see you

 

See me? – see me

 

Your body, it is gone? – is gone

 

Must you be filled by others? – filled by others

 

You do not exist alone – alone

 

Are you lonely? – lonely

 

Do you not feel ashamed? – ashamed ashamed  ashamed

 

Punished for talking too much –

 

 

Ingrid Storholmen