“Welcome new year/ just what we need…” Weekend poem, by Benny Andersen. Translated from Danish by Michael Goldman.Read More
Benny Andersen is the foremost living poet and lyricist in Denmark. First published in 1960, he has produced 21 volumes of poetry along with numerous records, stories, screenplays and children’s books. Now 85, he continues to write and to perform to sold-out audiences in Denmark. He lives near Copenhagen.