Kategoriarkiv: living in the world

As the world appears (barber wire haiku)

As the world appears Why bother picking flowers? And why fall in love? Barbed wire Flower The power of tyranny Hong Kong Orchid Tree Trump and Xi Jinping like monsters in ancient myths kills our single lives What to dream … Läs mer

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Came to mention Ezra Pound

                As visiting the library, we came to talk about a certain Fantasy writer, my son surprised to find that author’s books still at the shelves. This because as he said of the … Läs mer

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Harsh wind, some reflections

The rain ended and the summer heat came but the harsh wind has stayed. And it is hard-bitten merciless. My balcony plants looks like terrified puppies. My mother heart aches for little ones.       I’m worn out from … Läs mer

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Neither for nor against (The Swedish approach)

In English below I Jag är inte med dig, jag är inte mot dig jag är mittemellan dig och alla, intryckt nedtryckt under din höjda arm, näsan begravd i din armhåla, du stinker: byt deodorant! Eller: håll avståndet. II Sluta … Läs mer

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The promised land of the Cinnamon Bun

Cinnamon buns are ”public domains”, anyone everywhere can copy them, to eat and enjoy. But everything written online, even on a blog, is copyrighted. You cannot copy my writing and not take all or part of my written material as … Läs mer

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Thistles

  Life hasn’t been good to me so far, so why do I bother to put seed in the soil? I never felt people were there, I fought alone and all I got was meager harvests. And thistles on my … Läs mer

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Crowding nightlife, daylight dying (keeping the distance)

A 19 years old guy in Gothenburg at night interviewed at the TV news, tells there are no ”rules”, ”I can stand here on this street if I want to and we can go to the bar over there if … Läs mer

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Ramadan in the Nordic light is a tricky story

 In English below Ramadan i Sverige är en kinkig historia, vilken tur att den infaller under våren detta år, då kan man be 20.30 och äta fort som (…) för att sedan slumra halvannan timme, äta och be igen. Så … Läs mer

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Moses Tegnell med sin stafettpinne leder svenska folket genom Corona-pestens ökenlandskap

Moses Tegnell with his baton leads the Swedish people through the desert landscape of the Corona plague De rör sig ur dunkla dis, de sågs aldrig komma I fängelser utan dörrar, tror vi att vi ska överleva… De dirigerar förlusterna … Läs mer

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One hot day in April I went shopping…

            It’s bloody hot today! It’s only April, but still a summer heat! Well, I expected it to be hot when I dressed to go out to shop – but like a normal spring heat! … Läs mer

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Medelklassens hastiga uppvaknande (What is ”normal” and to whom?)

Read this post in English here below Jag läser om morgonen en krönika i en morgontidning om att vi aldrig ”efter detta” (pandemin!) kan gå tillbaka till det ”normala”. Det vill säga förgifta jorden. Äga förmågan att uppleva vad som … Läs mer

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Laura

Inspired by Francesco Petrarca’s courtly love poems to Laura de Sade I And ever since the day you died, my Laura, my heart is an empty deserted grieving tomb. I dreamed about you in lonely bachelor nights, my feverish body … Läs mer

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ἄσυλον

The right of asylum (sometimes called right of political asylum, from the Ancient Greek word ἄσυλον) Quote from en.wikipedia Sweden’s politicians and the EU: We protect the right of asylum, we only make it impossible for people to come to … Läs mer

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Excuse me!

Mr Johansson tell Swedish media “We consider that the risk of a new refugee crisis like 2015 is considerably less this year. The situation in the EU and Sweden looks different. Sweden has different legislation and it is harder for … Läs mer

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The dismantling of a writer: Patricia Highsmith

Few writers have been written about over time as much as Patricia Highsmith. She cannot be overlooked but yet looked down on. Writers and journalists who probably got the assignment to write about her and accept it to be able … Läs mer

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Woman on the first day of February

http://www.milleworld.com/things-not-to-ask-ex-hijabis/ http://www.milleworld.com/hijab-arab-women-stereotypes/ about the site milleworld.com http://www.dazeddigital.com/life-culture/article/41937/1/mille-world-new-arab-youth-culture-platform         A column in a Swedish tabloid ”Aftonbladet” 2011 note: the text in Swedish Joumana Haddad http://www.aftonbladet.se/kultur/a/oREGqB/mandag-forvillelser      

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Mother of five (Mater Dolorosa at Rinkeby)

Mother of five, son why did you not die in my womb? From Rinkeby to Dubai now prison for life for murder? You never came back home, reading your truth in my eyes! Son, you grew up to become a … Läs mer

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Let it be a motto for 2020: ”Every sardine has the right to exist”

”The Sardines movement (Italian: movimento delle sardine), also known as Sardines against Salvini (sardine contro Salvini),is a grassroots political movement, which began in Italy in November 2019.The movement organized an ongoing series of peaceful demonstrations to protest against the right-wing … Läs mer

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Snoppar som stoppar / Dicks that kicks

Dicks that kicks but never lift on their tops what is kind and soft and gives room to all! We see it everywhere how arrogance and selfishness are rewarded and the power is given to those who offends the integrity … Läs mer

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Jag trivs bäst bak låsta dörrar med 7tillhållarlås (travesti på Ulf Lundell, Öppna landskap)

“Öppna landskap” (Open landscapes) is a ballad by the Swedish rock icon and author Ulf Lundell. The song is often sung and well known to Swedes, sometimes called “The unofficial Swedish Anthem”. It was released in 1982 but the Swedish … Läs mer

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One-man riot

There are riots in Hong Kong, there are riots in Paris and in Barcelona. There are riots in Bagdad and the cities around in Iraq as well as in cities in Iran as Tehran and around in the country, tell … Läs mer

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Carrie Lam says ”I am”

Carrie Lam says ”I am” and the students at Hong Kong Polytechnic University says ”We are” – and they are so far. Who Carrie Lam decides to be, will be a line in the historybook and the face she will … Läs mer

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Hongkong on the screen

              The Swedish PEN club has given the Tucholsky Prize to the publisher Gui Minhai in his absence, imprisoned in China for years. Which last week caused China’s ambassador in Sweden to seriously and … Läs mer

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A fishing rod in the desert (the betrayal of the Saharawi people)

  Tomorrow  6th of November celebrates the Moroccan government  ”The green march” commanding its people to participate in what they call peace march. This for the occupation of Western Sahara in November 1975. UN has declared it’s an illegal occupation, … Läs mer

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Who is Olga? And where’s she?

Who is Olga? And where’s she? ”Everyone” knows by now who the Other One is and what he’s alleged to has written and said and not – and what he himself claims he has not written and not said. ”I’m … Läs mer

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Nuts from Turkey, and the nutcases ruling the world

One of the days in late September I felt a sudden yearning for nuts and I didn’t found any in the pantry and then I realized that it was some time since I ate any nuts at all. Mostly, I … Läs mer

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Changes (living in a ”free” world)

There will be some changes on this blog until I paid the fee getting me free from ads. (Meaning some of my entries destroyed by inserted ads are now set ”private” not visible for a while.) If only the ads … Läs mer

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Greta and the environmental concerns (Greta och miljön)

It annoys me this false devoted heightening of this girl in media here in Sweden and abroad. She did not start her school strike for the environment to be praised by media and or by celebrities, minor politicians or a … Läs mer

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Heart wrapped in barbed wire

          I read your letter, roses sweet with thorns thoroughly hidden in thin silk paper. I grieve your heart wrapped in barbed wire! What you have you don’t want and what you want is far away. … Läs mer

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Traces from the 1960s and March 2019, sounding in a contemporary poem (Algeria)

              Tomas Tranströmer’s poem ”Om Historien” (About History) from the poem collection ”Klanger och spår” (Sounds and tracks) published 1966 I En dag i mars går jag ner till sjön och lyssnar. Isen är … Läs mer

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(Mind matter) Märka ord

Märk nu mina ord, jag besökte er ett tag, men var verkligen aldrig där: ett vingslag mot din kind i natten, du rös till litegrann. Vi bor i Sverige men lever i världen. Våra tankar borde vara såsom svalor i … Läs mer

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Simple

          We’re simple people you and I and our feelings for each other are also simple. But the world isn’t simple. I wanted to release you to free myself, but you didn’t want to. So we … Läs mer

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Our various landscapes

We have different landscapes in our souls, you and I; never see the same. Sand slipping through fingers is only something symbolic to me, I’ve never experienced such. And a desert is also something figurative to me, only a word … Läs mer

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A wolf got to do what a wolf got to do

A wolf hunting a deer into a village was shot yesterday, Tuesday January 29, 2019. Predators lives on hunting, eating meat. How should we be able to have wild animals in our nature if we do not allow predators to … Läs mer

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Part-time commitments (perspectives)

  In an urbanized and modern society as ours, even ”love” has a ”best before” date. He always said to her ”I could do everything for you,” and he told her his love was ”forever”. But in practice his love … Läs mer

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Making an apple cake for one

In English below! Jag står i köket en dag och gör en äppelkaka för en då jag hör ett stillsamt skvalande från en granne, jag hoppas att det är från kranen i dennes kök, men nej – strax därpå följer … Läs mer

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Free ticket to Erdogan?

After the two last awful years living in the worl and trying to cope with it – now 1919 will come – and yes asking, what will come next? President Trump announces American troops will leave Syria, claiming ISIS now is … Läs mer

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The need to create holiness (Save Our Souls!)

If there is no Paradise, then it’s truly urgent we invent such a space having power to provide forgiveness for all the evil deeds we are forced to witness in our time and to an extent we can hardly cope … Läs mer

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Chinese drama, Internet use and Swedish matters of the heart

According to Swedish newspapers reports in September were public institutions in Sweden such as Sweden’s television and the Ministry of Foreign Affairs exposed to massive attacks by Chinese internet trolls. The affected have confirmed that ”an increased activity has been … Läs mer

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Hot potatoes

I feel the smell of boiled potatoes from the kitchen newly put off the stove, still hot and now cooling off. Newly boiled and still warm potatoes is “forbidden fruit” for a diabetic like me. This because a hot boiled … Läs mer

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To stay authentic within the limits of life

        He had been her friend and guardian angel for long as he had held the gate to the tomb of loneliness locked and at the same he had kept a door ajar to what could have … Läs mer

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”It could be worse!”

Have a bad government with confused ministers who don’t know how to find their own hands in their pockets, wishing for another reign but realise the alternative we would get an even worse government that is not footed, but for … Läs mer

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Perspective (world closer my door I almost got my toes toasted)

I usually start my day with coffee while I check the news from the world on the web. And ”the world” is somewhere on the other side of Oresund Bridge. But now ”the world” has come close to my own … Läs mer

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Disgusts! (in Scandinavia today)

Denmark’s government wants to introduce segregation to eradicate segregation. The Danish government has classified 20 residential areas as ”ghettos” and to 2030 they want these areas to be gone. The proposed measures put forward are to expropriate housing  and tear … Läs mer

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Victims or martyrs or heroes?

Some thoughts from an outside person! Inspired by the latest school shooting in USA (Florida school shooting February 14, 2018) a Swedish newspaper has conducted a peer review among their (Swedish) readers with the question ”Do you think it is … Läs mer

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Flesh

It’s snowing again and not even an eager little tit turns out to say a chirp. I wash my hair and think about your penis. Yet it’s not so hard lately, that sex thing. It comes and goes, the need. … Läs mer

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I am a private person

I am a private person who is living with words and only with words. It’s so easy to make me feel uncomfortable. But my words are all public and accessible to everyone, yet my words are not touchable (unfortunately, not … Läs mer

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Obscene exploitation: your milk and your coffee

Last Sunday Swedish TV showed a German documentary from 2017 “The milk system” by Andreas Pichler. (I watch it a few days later on internet (SVTplay). If you live in Sweden you find it there to April.) If you watch … Läs mer

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The old bard’s advice how to handle the pain of life

Gunnar Ekelöf 1907 – 1968 Swedish poet and translator.  He is one of the most significant, loved and well-known poets in the Swedish literature. From the poetry collection Dedikation 1934 Note: The poem here translated by me and just for … Läs mer

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In China, God is spelled Xi Jinping

In China, God is spelled Xi Jinping. Look at the Chinese workers, they are nothing but brainwashed slaves, who lives for nothing in a present dystopia, making commercialized toys for adults in a blindfolded west, it all resulting in pollutions … Läs mer

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