Category Archives: borders

Long distance heating

This apartment I have, it’s too hot all through the summer. In the fall when the first cold hits outdoors, the temperature drops to normal indoors. Yet it never pleases me, but make me feel uneasy and frozen in the … Continue reading

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The Human Right to Pee and Poop in Peace

        There lives 7,5 billions people on earth. 2,5 billions have to go outdoors too pee and poop, 4,5 billions have no access to a toilet in the own household. They have no water to wash their … Continue reading

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This angry woman you know so well

          I tell myself you’re just a silly man nothing to bother my thoughts with. I should forget about you and that’s exactly what I never want to do! If you’ll never be with me in … Continue reading

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The bull in Madrid and the donkey in Barcelona

There seems to be very little of sympathy in Europe for Mr. Puigdemont, the President of Catalonia, and for his efforts to create an independent state. The objections are several by many on different levels, public or private views. It … Continue reading

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Ride the river in this boat

(Sometimes I’m all mixed up, tottered between longing love and resentment, Paradise in Hell.) Woke up this morning realizing I have opened a line, giving a tool through which he can continue to treat me with his old habitual manner … Continue reading

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We live here apart

We live here apart and caught in the prejudices of our societies and minds like flies in a spider web. But I know that in another planetary system in a parallel reality we live happily and sleep together every night, … Continue reading

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To live the love was not easy

I could consider to marry you (if you still want it, of course) if you never more slaughter animals never more say “I hate Jews” never more say “homosexuality is disgusting” never more abuse me with silences for weeks never … Continue reading

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Catalonia, October 1, 2017 (2)

I can’t take a stand on this referendum matter, I know too little about the Spanish reality. But riot police, really! It’s just too much! The Spanish government has shot themselves in the foot!       Gallo Rojo, Gallo … Continue reading

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Do you remember me?

minns du mig? har du också dagar då du bara hatar mig och dagar då blå längtan blommar ömt och kärleksfullt? Do you remember me, she writes. Do you have – like me – days when all is pain and … Continue reading

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Log September 2017 The world is politics

I read on a Swedish website today that Spain takes over the Catalan police force in order to prevent the referendum the first of October. I’m not briefed about the relation between Catalonia and Spain to have an opinion about … Continue reading

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Turkish “ambassadors” in Sweden, Cigdem Akyol

In English below, just scroll down 🙂 Turkiska ”ambassadörer” i Sverige Jag har haft höga tankar om svensk journalism. Jag förlitat mig på korrektheten i svensk tv:s nyhetsrapporteringar Min upplevelse förändrades under terroristattacken i Stockholm tidigare i år. Svensk polis … Continue reading

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I’m thinking of my Romeo

  I’m scattered and uninspired to words, because I’m ambivalent and uncertain about you, you my beloved brother in my heart. Just as identical twins I can feel how your thoughts embrace me now in this very moment. Yet, it … Continue reading

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As if I tried to catch the wind

I held out my hands for love, but it seems to me all I caught was wind. My years have run away like sand through my fingers and I now face my last life years and I’m still alone. Oh, … Continue reading

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Once I looked for Mr. Goodman

Once I looked for Mr. Goodman. He was a good Christian man, but he never made it and I went on alone. And then the American people elected Donald Trump as Mr. Goodman, well “fuck you”: Mayor of London, Pakistani … Continue reading

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The Road

              I guess everyone has their own tragedy to live with. It’s always trivial and personal and hardly visible to others. But it’s utterly sore if any by mistake touch it. (Must know it … Continue reading

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An election victory for love and common sense?

“All for love”, or was it an election victory  to promote common sense? Well, but who except for a Frenchman could vote and live for both love and common sense? Whoever and whatever Macron will show to be as a … Continue reading

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I see your face (tribute to love, hidden and forbidden )

Re-posted poem from October 2015. To M A and a tribute to all other lovers, fighting for their love against prejudices and violence. Trust / Minns alltid detta (18 October, 2015) You must always remember this: evil has many faces and … Continue reading

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Togetherness

                  Each opinion having more than two adherents becomes a group, which soon enough creates a set of rules and rituals to promote the group’s survival and then a strictly worded creed … Continue reading

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Yes, but there are limits for love!

I once wrote a post called “Love has no limits”. I can’t in the minute recall the content, but I think it was about the discrimination of homosexual people in the world (outside Scandinavia). Life though teach you more the … Continue reading

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If I were a lesbian?

I’m not in general attracted to women. But as a girl child I dreamed about look like Audrey Hepburn. (A very unrealistic dream!) As older I like the Joan Jett look. So I must fancy a certain female look? Yet … Continue reading

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Our German Angel

Today Merkel will meet Trump and I keep my fingers crossed for Merkel, she’ll do well!         When others fall she stands tall, the German Angel and mother to us all. Born and raised behind the Soviet … Continue reading

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Blue Anemones and about a Swedish racist party calling itself democratic

  Donald Trump has again pointed a finger “see what happened in Sweden”. But what Donald Trump believes has happened in Sweden or to Sweden has not yet occurred. It will never do! Not that the country lacks problems to … Continue reading

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A religious man

Did you have to break my heart? If love is what you feel for me, as you say? Your sister did not do “a mistake”, given you the right to put her on the street and withdraw her your love … Continue reading

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Lost heart

I knew right, but I made it wrong. You knew wrong but made what was right, now you’re gone. You said “love” and you said “forever” but it was just words you spread around like lost leaves in a wind. … Continue reading

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On the road again

        Too often I feel I’m on a road going nowhere, and that I’m always judged never good enough to be loved, tears flowing down my body richly as rain in the gutters on neat house walls … Continue reading

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Early Morning

I wake up very early in the morning and I start to read through my old texts, those I work on now to do something off. And it strikes me in my reading, some years ago I had not yet … Continue reading

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The Crucial question

      And now it comes to this call true love not conquers it all. So then – will I go or will I stay when you ask me to look the other way? Love not covers for anything … Continue reading

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Lonely Saturday evening walk with thousands

(In English below) När jordens varma möter natthimlens kalla, dansar älvorna på ängen här bortom. Men jag vandrar de regniga blanksvarta gångarna nära hyreshusen i området där jag lever mitt liv. Jag passerar fönster där vardagsrummens trygga gula lampljus möter … Continue reading

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Is this really happening in Europe, August 2015, part 1

Riot police, tear gas and knife-bearing fences against refugees from Syria. Europe’s startling refugee crisis, unparalleled perhaps since World War II, has generated all sorts of alarmist headlines. A right-wing British tabloid bemoaned the “swarms” flooding across the Channel. Anti-immigration … Continue reading

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Asparagus

        He said, “I’ll be soft with you, teach you everything about sex”. “Soft with me?” she asked. “Yes, soft and tender”, he answered. “Teach me”, she asked. “Yes”, he said. “Teach me what”, she asked. He … Continue reading

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Black and white and bleeding red

 (Short story about black and white, and bleeding red)     It’s snowing heavily, whitening my whole world, while I slowly walk my old and stiff joints to the bus stop. I shuffles clumsily through the slush, while I try … Continue reading

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We’ll not talk about the world today

                We’ll not talk about the world today if the world is what media tells us – AK-47 talking, streets of blood and riots in name of whatever might be; our standpoints and … Continue reading

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Mr Putin, can you kiss a woman?

Whenever I see Mr Putin on the TV screen and see him shake hands and brag about his balls wanting to control the world, I always wonder… Can this man kiss a woman? And give her joy? Does he ever? … Continue reading

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Heart on trial

    She gets her heart on trial, and she has her moments out in the cold  and they darkens her days. If only she could be permitted to see him, but she may never will. It’s his heart on … Continue reading

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The wind blows hard tonight

I A hard wind blows  tonight and shakes my windowpanes. I sit all alone in the night in my living room  far away from you while you travels on precarious roads, hoping to get safely back to your home-town.  I … Continue reading

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