Category Archives: create life

The story of the man at the pier

The first version of this poem was published August 2015. The story is   inspired by the picture, that I liked and want to create something around. I’m a man of fire and ashes. Every day is new, I know … Continue reading

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What to do when the thrill is gone?

  She once had a crush on him. He hadn’t a clue but went after some blonde called Emma or Ruth or something, treating him like shit. She forgot him but she was still searching for something to hang on … Continue reading

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Love you as you are

I’ve gained 6 kilos and you’ve lost 2 kilo. I’m too fat and you are too skinny. I’m too old and you’re too young. I intends to improve your thinking, I said. It’s nothing wrong with that if you in … Continue reading

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Callow mind

Know that I can feel your pain now. Know that I cannot do any for you. Know that you have a callow mind. Your words were too often ignorant and lacked empathy and insight in others emotional lives. I don’t … Continue reading

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On May 31 1941 it was too late for Margot

Karin Boye Oct 26, 1900 – April 24 1941 Margot Edman born Hanel, April 12, 1912 – May 30, 1941             The day after it’s too late to regret neglect, to regret ostracism. Margot Hanel’s … 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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About happiness

The thing is my dearest, some people may not have talent for happiness and maybe I’m one of them. But that doesn’t allow you to make me cry.  

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Linguistic confusion? (Papa Oom Mow Mow!)

No, I did not see it coming!!! My son would (of course) say it was there all the time! Well, true! You can’t always blame it on linguistic confusion. So, if you believe my words hide negative thoughts about you … Continue reading

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Move forward! / En Marche! / Shosholoza (Love a little more)

          No one hates as much as the one who has been rejected, but us all gets there at times. You better let it go! You can’t force someone to join you. Learn to live and … 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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Sister, you made me shiver!

          “Sister”, you grabbed me by the throat and you ripped the buttons of my coat and you really made me shiver and choke. And then you craved to come intimate and have me like your … Continue reading

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I am possible to you

  It’s month of May and it’s time to inspect the closet for the coming summer season. I pick out a pair of linen pants and try them and with 4 – 5 pounds weight loss – I could even … 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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(A rose to my) cyber friends

          I go to bed late at night and before I fall asleep I recall the past day – and I ask myself “Is this all there is to my life?” I wake in mornings facing … Continue reading

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Rock me baby, I’m 68 years old today!

Yes, I become 68 years old today! Old old old, I’m told – but like all elderly people I not feel old at all. Well, that’s what everyone thinks from age 32 to 92. Yes, but you know how we … 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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I kissed a Muslim man and I liked it

I kissed a Muslim man and I liked it. I’ve nobody to tell and no one can ever know in a world of hatred. I kissed a man and I liked it. I still do. I’ve nobody to tell and … Continue reading

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Goodnight Donny, goodnight you all!

Goodnight Donny! It’s late and I’ve been sitting up looking at a replay of the Pelican Brief on TV. It must be the tenth time I’ve watched this movie, I like it for some reason, I don’t know… Well, I … Continue reading

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I want to take you higher

You know I miss you and there’s a need in me for you, no matter how you act and behave and I know well you miss me too and you’ll not be good without me. So where do we go … 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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Tailing to dog? (Living in the English language)

I feel like I’m tailed at the moment? Some to dog me on my own blogs? Well, what can one do?  I lives on and spend my days as I use to do – read and write, eat and sleep, … Continue reading

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This love from a space afar

I asks the empty sky “what have I done wrong” – when I get love I get it in another distant space?” Its challenges is – so far – to be too far away; my lover is out of reach, … Continue reading

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Thank you Chuck, thank you all musicians…

Chuck Berry died March 17 at age 90. I’m so happy for artists like him and Etta James and all those other musicians and singers which brings joy and courage to my heart even the bad days – particularly the bad days.

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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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Fallen Angel

Lately it has been much of Tracy Chapman. I love her lyrics, but one line has caused me trouble: “I received an honest answer / When a lie would do”. I even felt a bit resentment of this line – … Continue reading

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Once we were young and pretty

Once we were young and pretty, but now we’re old and what then rose high and proudly is now grey and dried, low and slow and life has become a struggle with our bodies failures. Although we have lost the … Continue reading

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Know your enemy

           

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Trump “loves Sweden and the Swedes” – and the Swedes?

Trump ” loves Sweden and the Swedes” – and the Swedes? No, we don’t love him. This “so called” President is a catastrophe for the free democratic forces in his country. What’ll come after his disasters is hard to say, but … Continue reading

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Sunrises

there was once a time I was transported around like a bag – childhood times ending in left to loneliness new times, you flies over the world in a second, yet you never leave your room disclosing yourself to clouds … Continue reading

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April and silence

          That stranger’s face in my bathroom mirror? It looks oddly familiar? Oh yes – oh no…! It’s me! Those furrows from nose to mouth, deep as ditches – where did they come from? And for … 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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“The Swedish system more racist than the US”

This following post is certainly not poetry but prosaic reality! It’s a blog post I just now have published on my blog My Swedish Corner (in Swedish). Many Americans are upset and worried these days after Trump has become president … Continue reading

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I greet you (Blue City)

Not all the sad amorous poor boys of Morocco looking for a better life and a living, nor its sweet clementines, sugared mint tea, almond cookies or silly Laws of Allah can give me any relief or escape from my … Continue reading

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Poor sleep

And I’m going to bed again looking for the sleep I’ve lost. I may have lost my direction, I surely lost the purpose with life. I indeed don’t want to die and I surely don’t want to live. All I … Continue reading

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Loved at last

She wanted to be loved, but didn’t know how to be loving, only how to be evil and deceptive – an intriguer who slandered those whose love she craved for. It is my oldest sister – she died last night. … Continue reading

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Identification

Jag vaknade i morse med en svag sveda av sorg i mitt bröst – i nästa ögonblick identifierade jag känslan och tänkte lättad “Åh, det är jag!” I woke up this morning with a tiny tingling feeling of sadness in … Continue reading

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Polar Times

        There are times you stand as a polar bear between two ice floes – one foot in the air and trying to get over save not wet your feet, when in fact your world is melting … Continue reading

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Now this January!

           Now January has hasty gone from plus seven Celsius to minus seven and heavy snow fall causes chaos; people told to stay home. I stand at my window feeling a bit stifled and reduced – … Continue reading

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“At your own risk”

        And the doctor at the emergency ward said “you go home at your own risk”! But there’s nothing like “at your own risk” if you have dependents – because you don’t belong to yourself but to … Continue reading

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So it’s Monday

              So it’s Monday and you’re back in your deed. I’m still in bed, sleepy thinking how strange someone like you met someone like me. But then I leave bed to make my morning … Continue reading

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You touched my soul

          As when you touch me with your gentle thoughts I become real, I’m a dream coming true. You created a room for you in my heart and for every created room in a heart, opens … Continue reading

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Cold December

            Cold snowy December. My days flows together like in a fog. I can’t differ one day from the other the times muscles and joints hurts. Every step is a pain. I listen to music … Continue reading

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I think of my latest lover

                    The year 1971 I was 22, slim and cute and clever and lonely. Now I’m 67 and I’m not slim and cute, maybe clever, surely lonely. And I think of … Continue reading

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I have a cold in my soul

        I woke up again today with a cold in my soul. When will this bluesy flu let me be free? I went down town the other day and I saw a man in a wheelchair with … Continue reading

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Giving sadness a room

            Sadness constantly dwells with me – never seems to leave me. But fought, it sucks up the air and lower my mobility. Maybe I should give sadness a space – a blue room of … Continue reading

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A random song heard on the radio

          All what it takes to get your armor “I’m doing well”-impression to fall into pieces is a random song sudden heard on the radio or TV – and a wound you had forgotten about starts … Continue reading

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November and winter coming

November and I fear winter coming. I wish me cosiness, but so far it’s only a longing and a “write about”! To whom will I write, now when I have lost my most ardent friend? Friendship is such a matter! … Continue reading

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Searching for authentic images

          Searching and searching for images to illustrate my lines I starts to wonder – is love always young? Is lonely one always standing on a beach locking over the ocean? Is despair very young and … Continue reading

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