Joensen, Astrid

1949 - 

Faroe Islands

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Joensen, Astrid

Written by:  Malan Marnersdóttir

Astrid Joensen grew up in the farming and fishing village of Elduvík, dreamed of becoming a journalist, attended higher education, and then tried different jobs. She has five children and lives in Denmark.

A selection of her poetry was published in 1987 entitled Morgunin drakk av flógvari toku. Her poems describe different mental states using lush mataphors from nature.

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