Personal website of Bernard Vehmeyer,
freelance writer based in the Netherlands.
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I see an adder and, a yard away, a butterfly being gorgeous. I switch the radio from tortures in foreign prisons to a sonata of Schubert (that foreigner). I crawl from the swamp of nightmare into a glittering rainfall, a swathin… Read more »

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Recent project:

the cave / de grot

A Dutch translation of the English play 'The Cave' (1950s) by Mervyn Peake. Peake is best known for his 'Gormenghast' series of gothic fantasy novels, but he was also a prolific poet, artist and illustrator. His plays are less known: o… Read more »

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Background image:

Fall Leaves (Nieuwpoort, 2014)

Backgrounds change monthly, old ones are archived. View photo galleries »