Category Archives: rebellious lovers

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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Hurry my love, hurry to love…

Birgitta Ulfsson, actor and theater director, died last Sunday October 8, 2017. She became 89 years old. (Born 1928). I didn’t know Birgitta Ulfsson personally, but I became sad to read that she had passed away as if she had … Continue reading

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In the dark night I stand here and see the light in your windows…

I have no  authorization for the translation below, therefore it can’t be copied and spread, but stay on this blog only. Thank you! Karin Boye Swedish poet living 1900 – 1941 Dedication, poem number 14 from a poetry collection 1927 … Continue reading

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I miss you (det regnar)

I miss you It’s raining I miss you It’s raining I miss you It’s raining I miss you It’s raining I miss you It’s raining I’m not crying I’m very calm I did what was right I just have to … 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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He’s a daydreamer, he’s a dream of love

              Her lover is a keen daydreamer and he’s dreaming about their daily life, like they hope it will be one day and in his secret life he imagine how they make dinner together, … Continue reading

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Two dreamers in the night

      I said to my son last night “they killed King, they killed the Kennedy brothers, so why no one kill that disgusting Kim?” The best to say about that beast, he has reduced your daily life’s little … 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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Floods of blood – about the coming sheep killing

  “What do you think we can do if we buy sheep”, my friend said with the typical logic of his own. One way or another he always succeed to make me the responsible one and him the victim of … Continue reading

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Out of silence comes the music

  Out of silence comes the music, rises from its longing to itself. But there are silences between people that make love die of lack of nutrition. This, my being now, that what is related to you, can’t be described with … Continue reading

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When cherries ripen

Juli dalar när som körsbären mognar                                                 In English below Grenar dignar under den tunga sötman Tillförsiktens lugna … Continue reading

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Modern Times (life and love in texting)

  Hello! I’m good! I’m in a bus. I’m traveling now to a new place. Tomorrow I will be home. Our journey will end today. This is my last place to visit. I love you so much I love your … Continue reading

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I am what’s true for you

I wake up at 7.03 am and still half asleep I wonder “am I living a dream”. But soon clear in mind I think – “What does it matter if it is a dream I’m living? I pay my bills … Continue reading

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Music across borders

                  (This entry is dedicated to a bearded man close to me)     Sweden has not only a big export music industry. We have also many great singers and song writers, … 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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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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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 lover’s prayer (Älskarens bön)

My spouse in our king size bed, blessed be your manhood. You’re my heavenly cloud 9 and dragon’s teeth. Work for our daily bread and pay our bills. Stay away from other women’s temptations and guard us to be safe … 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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A boy from Morocco

In English below the Swedish lines Han var en pojke från Marocko Han kom långt från sin komfortzon Han träffade en kvinna från Sverige Han var en pojke från Marocko, Han brukade stödja sin mamma Han brukade be sina böner … 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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Ms. Evil Eye on visit

A childhood ghost        I have my roots and past 350 km near, the ghosts around the corner. But my glee and future are as far as 3500 km away. What now – Ms. Evil Eye on visit … Continue reading

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Mercy on us all!

          They are such a lost generation, those kids now in their 20s. Wherever part of world and conditions they are set to deal with – they are the same, want it all for nothing – … Continue reading

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I have my love against terrorism

This is written in Swedish and then translated to English. You can read the translation into English below the Swedish lyrics. Så kyss mig nu! Så kyss mig nu innan livet ändar och allt är över! Mörkret faller och allt … Continue reading

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Betrayal is betrayal

Yes good, so we can say goodbye with no hate between us, you said and smiled. You can only dream of that, I said, of course I will hate you and judge you for this, you are just an asshole … 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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Reposted: Male fantasies and fairies in ancient woods

 First posted 24 September, 2012. Slightly improved. I (Mistress of the wood “skogsrået”) They were men who came from vast plains, desolate deserts, and endless seas. Their eyes measured distances. But they didn’t know themselves. And the woodlands affected them … Continue reading

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…and she loved him so much…

(The following is a story I wrote 2012, rewrite 2013, and now I’ve rewritten it again … ) He left her. She didn’t die. As she had feared she would do. Time just moved on and so did she. One day, half … Continue reading

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What’s the point?

He said “You know, it’s going to be hot!” I said “It’s hot already, I wake up in the morning all sweaty and you’re not here!” It’s June and it’s summer now again. I wake up in mornings and find myself … Continue reading

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At least you love me

At least you are also suffering. At least our true problem is about what’s around us in world and not what’s between us – but we share the same yearning and frustration. All we want is to come together, but … Continue reading

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I want to kiss you

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bm_hNOmYuUo At least you are also suffering At least all our problems are about what’s around us in world, and not what’s between us  – but we share the same yearning and frustrations…. ….the rest and end of this poem has … Continue reading

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Boko Haram, Devil’s Eye

          Boko Haram, Devil’s Eye Children slaughtered A world of madness Schools and hospitals burned and families broken Grief over lost friends Mad men with weapons Hate books and education Hate polio vaccine Hate happy laughs … Continue reading

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Balloons in sky

            See how balloons fly in sky! Like my hope, so light and high on cloudy sky! Stuck with feet in clay, I thought my hope was lost. But that is where it is! So … Continue reading

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When Romance will meet Reality

My new potted plant is blooming. So boldly she’s blooming, and she looks out the window and she shouts “he’s coming, he’s coming, he’s coming!” Is he coming?! Now? (But I’m too fat! And I have to clean my flat … Continue reading

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My cosy loneliness in the democratic welfare state…

It’s March 2 already and it’s another quiet Sunday, dull and grey. I still have that vague sense of derealisation. In afternoon it eases up a bit by the phone calls to my  closest. But the connection to my friend … Continue reading

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Morning Coffee and anti-gay law

In English below     I måndags signerade Ugandas president en anti-gay lag som kan ge livstids fängelse. I tisdags hånade han homosexuella i sociala medier och kallade dem “äckliga”. Under onsdagen och till mitt morgonkaffe bläddrar jag igenom svenska … Continue reading

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Love has no limits

Love has no limits, only people have. Humans may have an orientation, but love has not. You can never ever control love. Love exceeds gender and race and generations and cultures and languages and nations or any obstacles that may … Continue reading

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Vegan girl in red leather jacket

        So tell me you, Joan the rocker, what should a vegan girl do, when she meets her rice-and-chicken man? He says he wants to kiss her, and squeeze her, and rock her all night long. So … 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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Bad connections

My computer crashed and died one of the last days of September – and my daily life became so strange and unpleasant – since almost my whole social life is on line… and then I also got connection problems when … Continue reading

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A sister’s greeting to gangster brother (dream)

I left you not by choice, I was taken away. Now I’m just passing by. I’m tired and confused and it’s not the right time for family reunions. I just want you to know. I wish me a heart of … Continue reading

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