Poetry Shop

Welcome to my Poetry Shop

Purchase my poems by sending me an e-mail or by using this order form. Please include your address and choose a payment method: PayPal or bank transfer. (All prices plus 7.20 Euro for international shipping with tracking number. Poems come without frame.) Terms and conditions are given at the bottom of this page. Visit my German Poetry Shop for works in German. Send requests and questions to petersen(at)j-c-p.eu.

Jan Christian Petersen - Poem North Frisia

All Seasons in the Wet Land

The poem describes life in North Frisia near the town of Husum, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. Watch me writing this copy and listen to my recitation in this YouTube video.

Buy this very handwriting from April 22, 2024 (8.27“ x 8,27“) for €80.

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The Field Path or Bristle Brush Path by Jan-Christian Petersen, a poem

Bristle Brush Path

Walking through the fields leaves many impressions. I distilled and compressed them into this poem dedicated to vast green landscapes. (Format: 8.0“ x 10.8“) Click on the picture to enlarge.

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Icarus - German English Poem by Jan-Christian Petersen


This poem is dedicated to the June sun and inspired by the North Frisian Wadden Sea. I created this particular handwriting in German and English on June 21, 2023, which is the longest day of the year. (Format: 8.0“ x 10.8“, Other translations available: Danish, Frisian). Price for June 21 handwriting: 120. Price for regular handwriting: 60 [Order Form]

Icarus Postcard

My poem „Icarus“ about the June sun has been translated into the languages of those ethnic groups that live by the North Sea in my home district North Frisia in the state of Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. These languages are German, Danish and Frisian. What unites the speakers are the Wadden Sea and the June sun that never sets. The format is 5.8“ x 4.1“ The front shows the Frisian coast line and the poem. An English translation is on the back.

30 cards for 15 Euro (+ shipping).
5 cards for 5 Euro (+ shipping)
Single card: 4.50 Euro (incl. shipping) This single card comes with a dedication on the back and will be send like a postcard. [Order Form]

The Old Town

This poem contains observations from the Old Town in my hometown Husum, North Frisia, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. It’s my translation of the German original.

Format: 8.0“ x 10.8“, price: €60 [Order Form]

Handgeschriebenes Gedicht von Jan-Christian Petersen / handwritten poetry by Jan-Christian Petersen

Humming of the Night

This original work in English Language has been created during endless walks in the marshlands before dawn. I have chosen only the finest impressions for this composition.

Format: 5.1“ x 7.1“, price: €60 [Order Form]

Handgeschriebenes Gedicht von Jan-Christian Petersen / handwritten poetry by Jan-Christian Petersen

The Drunken Boy

This work was created with painter Mark Cameron from Baltimore, Maryland, USA. There exist only three handmade and slightly different copies (10.3“ x 5.2“). Only this one is for sale: €260 [Order Form]

Handgeschriebenes Gedicht von Jan-Christian Petersen / handwritten poetry by Jan-Christian Petersen


My poem „Woman made of Flowers“ is inspired by a Welsh tale and has been translated from this English original to Welsh by Angharad Price, Bangor University, Wales. Read more.

Format: 8.25“ x 11.25“, price: €80

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Handgeschriebene poetische Prosa von Jan-Christian Petersen / handwritten poetic prose by Jan-Christian Petersen


This is the English translation of my German prosaic poem „Fugen“.

Format: 8.25“ x 11.25“, price: €320

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How to order

Write me an e-mail or use the order form for your order request and include your address.
Choose between PayPal and bank transfer as payment method. (All prices
plus shipping. Poems come without frame.) Write to petersen(at)j-c-p.eu.

Next, I will send you an invoice attached to an e-mail. Depending on where you live, shipping will cost an extra €3.00 (inside Germany) or €7.20 (international).

When I receive your payment, we have a deal. After your money has been transferred, I will send you the poem(s). Please note: The envelope has a tracking number, the poem(s) will NOT be folded and come without frame. All prices on this website include taxes.

You can return all products that you purchase from my webshop up to 14 days after delivery. Send me notice within that time frame. If you find legitimate physical defects in the goods, report them immediately. First, I will try to provide suitable replacements. Depending on where you live, refunds and sendig back goods can be disproportionate expensive. I am not taking care of any additional shipping costs that might occure to you, when you send goods back.

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