Category Archives: rebellious lovers

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 … Continue reading

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Voices speaking to the melancholy Swedish soul

It’s the underlying lost melancholy white tune in Springsteen and Harris voices beyond any lyrics, music sets and genres. It sneaks out on you, forces itself on you, it’s you far from forged reality grilles. And it tells of the … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Sometimes I sense your presence in my room

        Sometimes I sense your presence in my room as if you actually were here with me and close. Over time, I’ve had to give up my attempts to be sensible and wise about us and give … Continue reading

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The persistent presence of your absence

The persistent presence of your absence: you are never in my room, but always in my heart! We are living with longing, you and I, not with each other such we desire! Dazzling days, the dark and lonely nights. Sometimes … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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He misses me

              I’ve never been to his hometown, but it’s like I lose my connection with him if he’s just a mile from his house and city. His presence in me is gone and I … Continue reading

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Mother and son united

              We came to talk about times that have been, my son and I, last time he was at home and I’ve since then thought and thought about it. Thought what he told me … Continue reading

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December morning

It’s a winter morning, December 13, 2017. The celebration of Lucia Day. Our Queen of Light and Hope come to visit the North one of the darkest days of the year. It is a kind of magic ritual. But we … Continue reading

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We have a love thing going

In retro perspective dreams are just memories of time we wasted on what might be nothing. Dreams belongs to and are seated in our futures, but for what purposes? Only to keep us struggling on in the now? Or is … Continue reading

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Fear

Even though I fell away you were there when I returned, silent as ever before. But the following night an anxiety dream aroused me and I could not sleep more. You in my head and I felt scared for you. … Continue reading

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I will never love more but you

          I got a call yesterday from an “ex” bf. I remember him as a nice man. He has still a very nice voice. Alluring. But he’s not to trust. Still it was sad to say … Continue reading

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There’s nothing between Stockholm and Agadir

      When it’s plus 6 in Stockholm there’s plus 30 in Agadir. I needed knitted gloves today when I biked to the grocery store. And I was thinking of you meantime biking. How are you doing? The cold … 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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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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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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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 … 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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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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Long-distance love with care

          That night she wore eyeglasses with a navy colored frame and a mint green T-shirt without sleeves and he said she looked lovely and that he wanted to take off her glasses to kiss her … 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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(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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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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Ms. Evil Eye on visit

        What now – Ms. Evil Eye on visit – I spit three times over my left shoulder: If she comes near me again I swear and promise I would rather kill myself than let her stay … Continue reading

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Anyone but you

        Någon annan än du! Det kunde ha varit någon annan än du! Men nu var det du – ja, det var du och jag hamnade på akuten med ett pinat hjärta! Ja, mitt hjärta värkte och … 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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Without you, Abdou

Without you, Abdou, days will come and go, good or bad – I’ll be fine. (I can’t imagine anyone else but you, Abdou!) Yet it’s easy for me to love and someone else will come my way. Yet you, Abdou,  … 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 shall 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 talks … 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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Male fantasies and fairies in ancient woods

 First posted 24 September, 2012. Now 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 … Continue reading

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…and she loved him so much…

(The following  story was first published 1 October 2012, it was rewritten 2013. Now I’ve rewritten it again and change the title) He left her. She didn’t die. As she had feared she would do. Time just moved on and … Continue reading

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To see Naples and not die

(Inspired by a true story and the saying “See Naples and die”) He is not that young anymore, far over 30 but looks like 22, fine-boned and with a cute face that gets men – but not women – on … 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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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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My young knight gets a rival

      I told my knight another man has asked me to meet him. Confident he wrote me back: “Honey, that stupid guy is only trying to steal your love away from me. But I still put my trust … 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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