Monthly Archives: August 2017

Why are knife blades cold and kisses warm?

    My dear beloved, if you prefer today to go with your father to the backyard to cut the throat of a sheep than to be my lover, then you are not much of a lover to have. Leastwise, … Continue reading

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The Macron government on the move

I’m reading on BBC website today the 31 August 2017:  President Emmanuel Macron’s government has begun its drive to overhaul France’s rigid labour laws, vowing to “free up the energy of the workforce”. The reforms aim to make it easier for … Continue reading

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Adding to previous post: slaughter of pigs in Sweden

  Please note that my previous post was an statement against the killing of animals, not religious festivals of any kind. The following information have I sampled from the Swedish newspaper Aftonbladet and the Swedish animal rights movement Djurens rätt: … Continue reading

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Floods of blood – about the coming sheep killing

  “What do you think we can do if we buy sheep”, my friend said with the typical logic of his own. One way or another he always succeed to make me the responsible one and him the victim of … Continue reading

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We came anyway halfway to Paradise

            I see clearly now you were just a fantasy and a dream in my last chapter and I was for you a kind of a little game, meanwhile. And no harm in it. But … Continue reading

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When I’m in bed at night turn off the light

translated from Swedish to English           When I’m in bed at night, turn off the ligh I don’t think about him. Latterly. I think me: I step into me. I am myself. I’m a girl, I … Continue reading

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The wisdom of the elephant

  It’s Friday (again) and it’s the end of August. I woke up today to the first Autumn day -greyish, chilly and very rainy … Today it’s the first day of the Ganesh Festival 2017. It will be celebrated from … Continue reading

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The threats to our forests

  I read at BBCs website today the Brazil decided to (continue) to exploit national reserve in the Amazon and to open up the area to mining. http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-41033228 This quote from BBC News: Maurício Voivodic, head of the conservation body WWF … Continue reading

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Wading through the ashes of a dead love

          Summer slides away and it darkens to autumn. We’re still walking side by side, but not talking as all that could be said has already been said. We wades strained through drifts of ashes and … Continue reading

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Edwin Bodney “When a boy tells you he loves you”

  When a boy tells you he loves you, it’ll be the first time you hear this. It is late, and he isn’t even there to tell you this in person; but instead, from a car ride home from a … Continue reading

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A woman must always wear shoes she can run in

As I was reading web papers today I came to listen to a slam poet reading. I’m not that fond of slam poetry. As of course – I could certainly not do it myself, as I’m not that skilled! Yet, … Continue reading

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The Rowan Berries (a sour-sweet love story)

In the month of August, when the berries on rowan trees ripen bright reddish, love tends to run off my life, likewise this year. The days are still sunny and warm, but it darkens earlier in the evening and nights … Continue reading

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It’s not about being “right” or “wrong”

It’s not about right or wrong here! My feelings are what they are and I react like I react. “Right” or “wrong”, OMG! Please! It is what is! I’m unhappy because I strongly feel you’ve not a clue how I … Continue reading

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Out of silence comes the music

  Out of silence comes the music, rises from its longing to itself. But there are silences between people that make love die of lack of nutrition. This, my being now, that what is related to you, can’t be described with … Continue reading

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Bottle post (så som jag saknar dig)

        The way I miss you Fills me to the brim Empty me to nothing I’m lost, no belonging I wanted to sing about you and only you But without you I have no voice I want … Continue reading

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Request for the last dance

“you should miss me” I wrote to him “I do” I expect him to answer me “you forgot to tell” I shall tell him then   I thought he would be my last dance and with him I’ve done my … Continue reading

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