Works in English

What can you expect of me and my work?
I write literature and prosaic poems. Journalistic work is a part of my portfolio. You can always reach out to me: petersen[at] What else can you do? – Commission me to wrtite articles, essays and stories. Acquire small or exclusive copyrights on existing texts. Sponsor a poem, a story or this website. Talk about the works, organize readings and discussions. I write to open your senses. On the other hand you can support my uncommissiond free work by purchasing a handwritten copy.

prosaic poem – Cracks
He was sitting, but he wasn’t sitting still. He never sat still. His breathing—the rising and falling of his chest—led to imperceptible folds in the fabric of the armchair. Lint was surging under his eyes as a gentle draught wound through the room. […]

poem – The Woman Made Of Flowers (Blodeuwedd)
is a Welsh tale and inspiration for my poem. The poem has been translated from English to Welsh by Prof. Angharad Price from Bangor University. Read the poem in both languages and an essay on preserving minority languages. photo by Flickr/Herry Lawford (CC BY 2.0)

prose – We Know Nothing About Mauritania
When I heard about Mauritania for the first time, I knew nothing about the country. I didn’t know its people or its location on a map. Most Germans have that in common. As Europeans, we usually get interested in a foreign country, when there is economic potential or a threat. […]