Poems by Jakob Zaaiman on Medium


A contemporary poem

Jakob Zaaiman
3 min readDec 21, 2023


Collage by the author.
Artwork by the author.

‘Degas was my favourite antisemite;
as were Pound and Eliot.’


Her daughter was in Mongolia, in the
capital city Ulan Bator in the late 1990s,
and the daughter said the country was
awash with alcohol; daughter needed to
get to the bank, so…