Monthly Archives: November 2015

Dear Kobe, with love…

I know nothing about sport, I have no interest in it – and I have never ever heard about Kobe Bryant – before he wrote a poem about his love for the basketball. But I know poetry and I know … Continue reading

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dessa skärvor av liv

these fragments of life in my hands all bad days and the others, all good days and the others – and the empty sky tells me nothing, I’m never sure if I do what’s right or waste my time, I … Continue reading

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We will never be complete (2 poems)

(human incompleteness on two levels in life) I We will never be complete and we will die in the middle of our incompleteness, not yet done with life. Now the wicked wants to cause us so much harm as they … Continue reading

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Everybody’s talking Paris

              Everyone’s talking Paris now – the city of love and city of light – where dreams faded like dust in a blink by random killings; pale people gather for solace from living and … Continue reading

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Hassan Blasim, A refugee in the European Paradise

I’ve taken me the liberty to translate a poem By Hassan Blasim Originalets titel: Laji’ fi-l-janna al-urubiyya I read today this poem by Hassan Blasim  in the Swedish newspaper Dagens Nyheter (DN) translated into Swedish by Jonathan Morén. Hassan Blasim (born … Continue reading

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Touched by you

written after a glance at a Saturday evening music show on the telly, that unexpectedly made a crack in my indifferent heart and touched me (I wrote in Swedish this time – for translation to English, see below) Rörd och … Continue reading

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