Old Stones and Poppies

Old Stones and Poppies

Author : Jan Oskar Hansen
Binding : Paperback
ISBN : 978-8182532144
Publisher : Cyberwit.net
Pub.Date : 2011
Price : $8

The greatest distinction of Jan Oskar Hansen's genius is that his poetry pleases all classes of readers. His reputation is therefore safe, and his fame as a poet is widespread. He is an unsurpassed master of poetic art. The chief characteristics of Hansen s poetry are a natural ease of style and magical use of phrases. In these poems, Hansen is vigorous and free. The poems reveal his most impassioned moods, his amazing vitality and power. No doubt, Jan Oskar Hansen is a powerful force in world poetry.

About Jan Oskar Hansen

Jan Oskar Hansen is a poet, story teller and seafarer, born in Stavanger, Norway. He joined the merchant navy at 15 and spent most of his life at sea until settling in the early 90's in Portugal. His poetry has been widely published in hard copy and online, worldwide. Reviewers have generally commented that a love and honoring of living things stands out in Hansen's work, and deep humility; that it reveals with unflinching honesty man's shortcomings in his efforts to love, telling what there is to tell in a first person, deeply resident universal voice.

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