Kategoriarkiv: love poem

A poor man’s longing for love and a woman

Dan Andersson “Jag väntar vid min mila”. Translated to English by me (note, for private use only on this blog, not to pass on in other contexts). I’m waiting at my charcoal pile I’m waiting at my wood fire while … Läs mer

Publicerat i copied lyrics, create life, dreamers, inspiring literature, inspiring music, inspiring songs, inspiring writer, loneliness, loners, longing, lost romance, love poem, love story, melancholy, poem in Swedish translated to English, poems by vonnely, romance, Swedish "culture", Swedish artists, Swedish poem to English, translations by vonnely | Märkt , , , , , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

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

Publicerat i about writing, absence, Attraction, authenticity, closeness, create life, desirers, dreamers, gloom, heartache, inspiring writer, life and love, living in the world, loneliness, longing, loss, love poem, love story, morality, obstacles, past, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, politics, reading, reality, rebellious lovers, relationships, romance, satire, sentimentality, sexuality, vulnerability, with or without you, writing | Märkt , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

Three weeks today

Three weeks today, right! And it’s hard, hard, hard! It’s right hard, right now! A love like a picture book we awhile leafed through?      

Publicerat i heartache, love poem, memories, poem in English to Swedish, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, relationships, separated, unhappines | Märkt , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

A lonely blues around the corner

The whole fucking me is like an emergency Hole in the heart, the claw of abandonment Easily forgotten, lone blues around a corner He told I’ll love you forever true forever was short like a little star afar that twinkle … Läs mer

Publicerat i blues, dreamers, gloom, heartache, left aside, loneliness, loners, loss, love poem, missing, poem in Swedish and English, poem in Swedish translated to English, poems by vonnely, Poetry, relationships, romance, sadness | Märkt , , , , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

A love thriving in our longing

  I still think of you the first thing I wake up in the morning and I miss you on my lonely evenings: someone to talk to. And sleeping and dreaming I get lost in scary nightmares. But as soon … Läs mer

Publicerat i dreamers, loneliness, longing, loss, lost, love poem, melancholy, memories, missing, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, romance | Märkt , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

Song in autumn rain: Clapton, a man with the blues in his hands

            River of Tears Eric Clapton from the album Pilgrim released 1998 It’s three miles to the river That would carry me away Two miles to the dusty street That I saw you on today … Läs mer

Publicerat i autumn, blues, copied lyrics, grief, heartache, inspiring songs, life and love, longing, loss, love poem, missing, sadness, unhappiness | Märkt , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

Since you left me lastly

Since you left me lastly I rambling around, lost. My eyes are so dry and burns as the winds have blew away all my tears. I’ve a lump in my throat and my heart is icy cold. You have no … Läs mer

Publicerat i grief, heartache, loss, lost, love poem, missing, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, sadness, unhappiness | Märkt , , , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

Försvinnande kvinna / Vanishing woman

Vanishing woman Part 1 That late night was now approaching, then when I intended to vanish from you without a trace and wipe you out of my life forever. But late came late all my feet colder. The next morning … Läs mer

Publicerat i changes, dreaming, heartache, leaving, life and love, loss, lost, love poem, obstacles, old age, poem in English and Swedish, poems by vonnely, Poetry, rebellious lovers, short story, talking, with or without you | Märkt , , , , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

I was never tougher than the rest

Well, it’s Saturday noon and you’re gone into the blue. I kept an eye on you a while, maybe you did it on me too. It’s true I ran off first because you caused us so much stress. Once you … Läs mer

Publicerat i borders, fears, loss, lost, love poem, missing, obstacles, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry | Märkt , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

Three times, three roses

Lars Forssell  (Swedish poet) (1928–2007) Odysseus på Ithaca (from the Swedish poetry collection Telegram, 1957)In the Greek tale, the hero is captured on the island Ogygia by the beautiful nymph Calypso who seduces him with her love and songs. But every … Läs mer

Publicerat i become old, borders, desirers, dreaming, fictional story, heartache, inspiring literature, life and love, loneliness, love poem, memories, morality, obstacles, past, poem in Swedish and English, poem in Swedish translated to English, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, rebellious lovers, romance, sadness, secret love, sentimentality, sexuality, translations by vonnely | Märkt , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

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

Publicerat i alienation, armed loneliness, create life, desirers, dreamers, friendship, heartache, living in the world, loneliness, loners, longing, love poem, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, reading life, rebellious lovers, repression and borders, unhappiness, vänskap, words, writing | Märkt , , , , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

And it may be you will love two

And it may be you will love two men And one you have and the other not And you swallow the latter his bitter words, as you not want to see him go And yet you still drink the sweetness … Läs mer

Publicerat i Attraction, life and love, love poem, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, rebellious lovers, relationships, secret love | Märkt , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

I remember you

I remember you, lovely bearded man, who loved me more than your life (that’s what you told me). But then you dumped me like trash, just like that! It was when you were cornered not to be serious about us … Läs mer

Publicerat i heartache, life and love, loss, love poem, love story, memories, missing, past, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, romance | Märkt , , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

She wants him differently and he wants her as she should be

                She’s his first love, he told her. He is a pain in her ass but she can’t tell him and thereof she feels like she’s a burning bush in a blinded desert. … Läs mer

Publicerat i create life, life and love, love poem, morality, paradigms, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, rebellious lovers, relationships | Märkt , , , , , , , , , | 1 kommentar

We try to talk

We try to talk to keep it going but we’re not doing it so well, I miss so much to sense your body near mine, not so much about sex as a severe longing to feel your presence here and … Läs mer

Publicerat i dreamers, longing, love poem, online romance, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, romance | Märkt , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

Couple talk

            My lover thinks it’s better to say ”ok” than to argue. And ”ok” is, according to him, what he say and ”arguing” is, according to him, what I do! It is just too much … Läs mer

Publicerat i life and love, love poem, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, talking, words | Märkt , , , | Lämna en kommentar

You fill my dreams with desires!

  Du är inte ett dugg trevlig, men alldeles för svår! Men ändå får du blodet att rinna ned till mina lår, och för att säga sanningen, också vad där emellan. Uttröttad snubblar jag och faller på mina egna tår, … Läs mer

Publicerat i Attraction, dreaming, hope, love poem, poem in Swedish translated to English, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, romance, secret love, sexuality | Märkt , , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

An angry man

              An angry man stands at the corner waiting for me; his arms crossed over his chest. ”I’m ashamed of you” was the last he said to me. But his English is not good … Läs mer

Publicerat i changes, courage, lost, lost trust, love poem, love story, morality, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, reality, rebellious lovers, relationships, repression and borders, romance | Märkt , , , , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

Pink dreams

She could hardly sleep at all last night and yet she woke up at four in morning, went up for coffee and checking internet, then quick back to bed to sleep and she woke up again after two dreaming in … Läs mer

Publicerat i about writing, Attraction, dreaming, inspiring music, loneliness, love poem, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, rebellious lovers, secret love, sexuality | Märkt , , , , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

Know me

                  He said Let’s not talk about the past I don’t want to I said I come to your bed with my body and with my NOW and my PAST All that … Läs mer

Publicerat i life and love, loneliness, love poem, love story, obstacles, past, poems by vonnely, Poetry | Märkt , , , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

(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

Publicerat i about writing, alienation, create life, cultures, dreamers, free, frihet, left aside, living in the world, love poem, morality, paradigms, poem in Swedish and English, poem in Swedish translated to English, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, politics, reality, relationships, repression and borders, svalor, Sweden view, Swedish poem to English, vår | Märkt , , , , , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

Freezing night, glowing heart

          Poem by Karin Boye living 1900 – 1941, my translation for private use only I gladly stand here and freeze at a street below for to see those two windows at a gable glow. The … Läs mer

Publicerat i copied lyrics, inspiring literature, inspiring music, inspiring songs, love poem, poems by vonnely, Poetry, romance, secret love, Swedish artists, Swedish poem to English, translations by vonnely, Winter heart | Märkt , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

When the passion is gone

              When the passion is over you thank your lucky stars for being able to cross the wasted land for fresh water without get a headshot from your ex beloved. There is a road … Läs mer

Publicerat i changes, happiness, heartache, love poem, poem in English and Swedish, poems, Poetry, rebellious lovers, relationships, with or without you | Märkt , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

Is love’s ending, love in vain?

                    Is love’s ending, love in vain? I woke up and felt like a bus had run over me, it was you! Walking a street, no map and not sure where … Läs mer

Publicerat i armed loneliness, loss, lost, lost trust, love poem, love story, past, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, reading life, romance, sadness | Märkt , , , , , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

The request

Send me a sign! One word, one line, and make it all undone: you’re not the one for me! Turn to me, listen to my plea be the one I want you to be, the only one I want to … Läs mer

Publicerat i changes, create life, love poem, love story, poems by vonnely, Poetry, reality, with or without you | Märkt , , , | Lämna en kommentar

And next year with you

        I said, next year with you wherever you are and whatever will be. The future is anyway off and it has with no mercy closed its gates for me (us). But we have what we have … Läs mer

Publicerat i dreamers, love poem, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, rebellious lovers, surviving | Märkt , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

If I’ve lost you, I’ve lost you!

You have been a fortnight offline. And if I’ve lost you, I’ve lost you. I don’t cry but I don’t smile either. It snows when I lower the blinds in the afternoon. It snows when I raise them in morning. … Läs mer

Publicerat i armed loneliness, heartache, life and love, loss, love poem, online friends, online romance, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, Winter heart | Märkt , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

Igloo wish, December knocking

  I do wish you the best: a better job, safe with good salary and a future, a home that’s warm, loving woman a couple of kids and a good health. But if you still will say you just want … Läs mer

Publicerat i create life, cultures, life and love, love poem, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, rebellious lovers | Märkt , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

Cold November (Snow bunting song)

(On November 24)  November Snow November is now snowing outside my windows, but where are you in the night so dark and cold? I live near the Arctic Circle, feeling lonely and old: when will you come to my Nordic … Läs mer

Publicerat i love poem, missing, nature, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry | Märkt , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

Life and love

  It’s easy understanding love get difficulties to survive in daily life for those poor who hardly have money for the day and are forced to live in a pitiful hut there rain comes freely through an airy roof, no … Läs mer

Publicerat i life and love, love poem, morality, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, surviving | Märkt , , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

Moving into gloomy November

  Two weeks not a word from you is a very long time, two weeks at a new place is too short to feel home. I’m tired and worn out after all hassle with the move and I wonders about … Läs mer

Publicerat i changes, courage, create life, darkness, desirers, dreamers, grief, happiness, longing, love poem, love story, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, relationships, sadness, surviving | Märkt , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

And if!

  And if one day my hands cannot reach for you and you will be gone or never came my way, my heart will still reach out for you. And if one day my eyes cannot catch you anymore, the … Läs mer

Publicerat i dreamers, love poem, love story, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, romance | Märkt , , , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

Impossible love

  When I think of him (all the time!)… there’s not so much about having distinct thoughts as about a constant inner awareness, perceiving his existence. He is a living presence in my soul. Living streaming water… But when this … Läs mer

Publicerat i borders, create life, dreamers, happiness, hope, love poem, poems, poems by vonnely, prose poem, rebellious lovers, repression and borders | Märkt , , , , , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

Young longing

Jag har en åldrad kvinnas hud och en krigares ärrade hjärta men min unga längtan är bara du; dina händers hängivenhet I have the skin of an aging woman and the scarred heart of a warrior but my young longing … Läs mer

Publicerat i become old, dreamers, longing, love poem, missing, poem in Swedish and English, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, romance | Märkt , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

Dreamy lovers

          If you are awake now, I’m certain you think of me. If you sleep, I’m certain that you dream about me. If you were here, our dream would be true reality and our reality as … Läs mer

Publicerat i dreamers, hope, love poem, poems, Poetry, reality, romance | Märkt , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

Moving, still steady

I’ve lived in this house for ten years but for the last years I’ve mostly been online, it all while I tried to shake off my feelings of wearing a cooling suit of loneliness and desolation. Solitude has for long … Läs mer

Publicerat i borders, create life, hope, loneliness, loners, love poem, maturity, memories, nature, online friends, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, reality, relationships, repression and borders, sadness, Swedish "culture", Swedish souls, walk of life, writing | Märkt , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

Dark chocolate love

And whenever we’ll meet I’ll offer you a piece of dark chocolate and a cup of coffee. If you’re hungry I’ll make you something to eat and if you’re tired I’ll give you a bed to rest. But my heart … Läs mer

Publicerat i happiness, love poem, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, romance | Märkt , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

Dancing smile

Standing in my kitchen, spreading butter on a slice of toasted bread sprinkled with poppy seeds and suddenly I sense a little shy smile dancing on my lips: oh, it’s him on my mind! I once melted like butter on … Läs mer

Publicerat i happiness, love poem, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, romance | Märkt , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

The miracle to be loved

        He’s the last one to be her first one, yet if so the other in the family rank In the complete desert in her aging and of losses sad, weakened heart, his lasting and devoted love … Läs mer

Publicerat i aging, armed loneliness, dreamers, heartache, loneliness, love poem, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, relationships, romance | Märkt , , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

Love-potion mystery

              On the other side of the globe, a man walks on a street late in night heading home to sleep and while he walks he thinks of the one he loves and the … Läs mer

Publicerat i Attraction, dreamers, love poem, love story, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, romance, sexuality | Märkt , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

Dressed in white (listening to J M Baule)

DE BLANCO ME VESTIRÉ José Mª Baulenas 2000 jmbaule.bandcamp.com TRANSLATIONS BY ME TO SWEDISH AND ENGLISH, original lyrics below the video I vitt ska jag klä mig Jag har en soluppgång målad i mina minnen, många kärlekar, glömskor och en … Läs mer

Publicerat i copied lyrics, inspiring music, inspiring songs, love poem, poem in English and Swedish, poems by vonnely, translations by vonnely, writing | Märkt , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

August trail

              Kissed by the shadow of what could have been, him gone when August arrived in cooling nights with its Moon’s Mona Lisa smile. And it darkens a little bit more every day. All … Läs mer

Publicerat i Autumn poem, loss, love poem, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, walk of life | Märkt , , , , , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

And I miss talking to you

        And I miss talking to you, see your smile that comes instantly when you look at me, because it’s me. And I miss sense the heat from your living body, moving around in my rooms. And … Läs mer

Publicerat i dreamers, loneliness, longing, love poem, love story, online romance, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry | Märkt , , , | Lämna en kommentar

I’m sorry

Was I stupid, or was it you who misled me on purpose? No matters! We have all our desires. And I don’t want to blame any of us, but to say ”I’m sorry it became as it became”. As these … Läs mer

Publicerat i dreaming, fooled, heartache, hope, inspiring music, loneliness, loss, love poem, love story, morality, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, reading life, romance, summer poem, with or without you | Märkt , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

I miss smoking cigarettes

I miss you! But, oh well! I miss smoking cigarettes too! I’ve been told I have done well ending with bad men as well as with cigarettes. Oh well! I haven’t smoked in 18 years. I wonder if I still … Läs mer

Publicerat i aging, create life, love poem, memories, missing, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, romance | Märkt , , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

Single ”forever”

If you wonder if I miss you the answer is simply ”yes”. All other answers are ”no”. If you can forget me: good! If you can’t: just live with it. And the same goes for me!   You said your … Läs mer

Publicerat i aging, armed loneliness, heartache, loneliness, loners, longing, loss, lost trust, love poem, love story, missing, morality, online romance, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, relationships | Märkt , , , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

Moon Girl

Then one night the Moon Girl looked at her crying face in the water and she told herself ”Girl, that man doesn’t make you happy”, but the Water Girl had no ears, but simply tears.

Publicerat i heartache, inspiring images, loneliness, love poem, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry | Märkt , , , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

My lover is a fisherman

My lover is a fisherman and once he got me on the hook with his glistening lure and now he doesn’t want to let me go free. And even if his trawler is gone far, the net tied behind is … Läs mer

Publicerat i Africa, love poem, love story, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, relationships, romance | Märkt , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

That old song

                You have loved that old song ”Missing you” too long and too much and then you got so much of it you just had to get it out of your system as … Läs mer

Publicerat i create life, inspiring music, love poem, missing, past, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, relationships, romance, with or without you | Märkt , , , , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar

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 … Läs mer

Publicerat i create life, fragile, grief, love poem, poems, poems by vonnely, Poetry, relationships | Märkt , , , , , | Lämna en kommentar