Monthly Archives: April 2018

A single bird sings

A poem by Federico Garcia Lorca Spanish poet and dramatist (1898 – 1936) Un pájaro sólo cantar. Oímos por espejos. En allena fågel sjunger. Vi hör medelst speglar. A single bird sings. We hear through mirrors.       Advertisements

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You are allowed to be happy

I tell myself:   “You are allowed to be happy now, even if you still mourn what you once never had. The sun rarely shone on you and darkness linger deep in your sad eyes and heart, yet you are … Continue reading

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Dark chocolate, love’s bitter taste

I miss talking to you. But I don’t know if it is more than that anymore. Maybe I just miss someone to talk to? Or maybe I’m in “a phase”, low and tired? But I think you feel sad and … Continue reading

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Rotten eggs (the cracking of a Culture Elite)

From the nicest chambers came odors as of rotten eggs from a window forgotten ajar. Then surprisingly a compost bag was thrown out and exposed to street people, but only for scandalous purposes. And so, sudden all windows wide open, … Continue reading

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Swedish to English, “knytblus” – “pussy-bow blouse”

        I wrote on Friday about the Swedish Academy scandal and about how (many) women (and men) in Sweden on Friday 13 wore a “knytblus” to show their sympathy for Sara Danius, the newly kicked director for … Continue reading

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On Friday 13, the last pig goes to slaughter

Today, it is neck tie blouse day in Sweden, for Ministers as well as common people in support for Sara Danius, yesterday kicked head leader  for the Swedish Academy.               Left: “Den sista grisen” … Continue reading

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I met you in my dream / Jag mötte dig i min dröm

            I met you in my dream and we walked hand in hand on a beach below a city I have never seen and you told me “I will never forget you” and I woke … Continue reading

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The Winter Street

  The scientists believe nowadays, there are two trillions galaxies “out there”. Our “own” galaxy is named The Milky Way in several languages, even in Arabic, though it comes from a pagan Greek myth. In Finnish it’s imaginatively called The … Continue reading

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Hesitating spring

          Finally winter leaves, spring is coming. It is all so hesitant and with no desires. Far or near, you are free to go if that is what you want to do. But I’d prefer you … Continue reading

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Before is no more (Förr finns inte längre)

Translation to English after the Swedish text När det igår tisdag rapporterades i media att Lill Babs dött på förmiddagen samma dag, insåg jag för första gången på allvar att Wasa Knäckebröd inte är svenskt längre. Samt att mina dagar … Continue reading

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