Monthly Archives: July 2014

We walk on the edge of despair

We walk on the edge of despair, unhappy as hell, and you tell me there are times, there are times! And I say – yes, I know about it… We’re simply two pity petals who fell of the set tables … Continue reading

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She once had a best friend

this is a translation of the poem posted July 17, “Hennes bästa vän” She once had a best friend and Ralph was his name and he had a wife, Lena, and three children and a cat, and he built them a … Continue reading

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Jag vill vara / I want to be

jag vill vara din bror jag vill vara din hund jag vill vara din dörrmatta jag vill vara skeden i din mun jag vill vara täcket om din kropp jag vill vara… Hursomhelst, ring mig…   I want to be … Continue reading

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Hennes bästa vän

(I write in Swedish this time, maybe I’ll translate it later.) (“Once she had a best friend”) Hon hade en gång en bästa vän och Rolf, det var hans namn och han hade en fru, Lena, och tre barn och … Continue reading

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Who? / Vilka?

“Who are hiding in mosques?” “Who are hiding in the hospital cellars? “Who are hiding in residential and schools?” “Who uses the locals as human shields?” Who are bombing? Who are shooting missiles? Who are dying? Who pays the weapons? … Continue reading

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Haiku: Loving friend

Beaten to ground, Heaven sent me an angel to raise me up.

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The forest lake / Skogsjön

One sunny summer day we walked past the farmer’s house and down the slope where the barn was, went left and through a little cow pasture, where some cows lay peacefully ruminating. We went through the grove behind the pasture … Continue reading

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2 short stories: The Optimist boat

I I was once born into a poor family and I have later in life never earned money enough to buy more than every days needs. I’ve never had my own bed. I mean: a good and comfortable bed and … Continue reading

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I delete you

(in English below) Jag raderar dig, meddelande efter meddelande, jag har sökt dig, jag har sökt, jag har sökt dig, jag har sökt dig, jag har sökt dig, jag har sökt dig… …  dina förklaringar senare, “bad connections”! Kära du! … Continue reading

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I was the dreamer

I thought I was someone’s dream. But one morning I woke up and realized I was the dreamer. Now awaken life is like a sad dream and I’ve lost my direction. I  don’t doubt his feelings. But fully awake I … Continue reading

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I’m a blade of grass

I’ve been told lately I’m valuable and wonderful. So I have friends then, and things isn’t that good with me, and I’m supposed to feel like shit, and in need of encouragement. I don’t. And I don’t need friends. But … Continue reading

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Love should be easy to carry

I’ve lost the desire to reach out for you. Maybe life now will tear us apart and we will let it happen. And maybe future will reveal us lost in gilded memories of a past that never occurred and us … Continue reading

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To see Naples and not die

(Inspired by a true story and the saying “See Naples and die”) He is not that young anymore, far over 30 but looks like 22, fine-boned and with a cute face that gets men – but not women – on … Continue reading

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