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Climbs the mountains (aging, part 1)

  Log for Tuesday September 12. I have a time  been thinking about write some blog posts about age and aging  – and maybe also about age discrimination. The latter, age discrimination, and myself now being an elderly person is … Continue reading

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It’s not about being “right” or “wrong”

It’s not about right or wrong here! My feelings are what they are and I react like I react. “Right” or “wrong”, OMG! Please! It is what is! I’m unhappy because I strongly feel you’ve not a clue how I … Continue reading

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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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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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About relationships

          He always thought it was all about him and for a sensitive ego that’s surely hard. He meant she caused them the conflicts and he responded by refuse to talk to her and go to … 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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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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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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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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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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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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We walk into darkness wherever we go

Summer is all gone and autumn leaves with me and I’ll be missing someone when winter comes. It’s like I walk into darkness wherever I go and Love loses me in some foggy drifting snow. Once I dreamt of a … Continue reading

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Some friends you do better without

        A friend came back to my life and I was so happy! He asked “how are you?” and I told him “I’m often sad, but you always make me glad”. But – then he asked why … Continue reading

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Cat walk blues

              Well, you can keep on talking about love, but much more than talk it will never be. Talking is good but not much doing, no… Once you asked for a space in my … Continue reading

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Songs must be sung

Elie Wiesel, who recent died July 2 at age 87, asked “will the world ever learn?” He looked what happened around and answered “no”. I’m usually keen to follow the news….       The rest of this entry is moved … Continue reading

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Listening to Dylan and naming you Angelo

The ground is rising and the sky lies low in these tiny rooms there’s no air and no peace I’m singing to you Goodbye Angelo, I have to go Oh Angelo, I demand my release I’m too old for lies … Continue reading

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The beggar’s bowl

(Commenting on the drums in the current Swedish politics) We are all people but some of us are a little less We all have equal value, but some of us are only of little less value We are all here … Continue reading

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Everybody’s talking Paris

              Everyone’s talking Paris now – the city of love and city of light – where dreams faded like dust in a blink by random killings; pale people gather for solace from living and … Continue reading

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The Crucial question

      And now it comes to this call true love not conquers it all. So then – will I go or will I stay when you ask me to look the other way? Love not covers for anything … Continue reading

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Lonely Saturday evening walk with thousands

(In English below) När jordens varma möter natthimlens kalla, dansar älvorna på ängen här bortom. Men jag vandrar de regniga blanksvarta gångarna nära hyreshusen i området där jag lever mitt liv. Jag passerar fönster där vardagsrummens trygga gula lampljus möter … Continue reading

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Is this really happening in Europe, August 2015, part 1

Riot police, tear gas and knife-bearing fences against refugees from Syria. Europe’s startling refugee crisis, unparalleled perhaps since World War II, has generated all sorts of alarmist headlines. A right-wing British tabloid bemoaned the “swarms” flooding across the Channel. Anti-immigration … Continue reading

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Is this really happening in Europe, August 2015, part 2

Is this happening? In Europe 2015? – Horror and disgrace!       Is this happening? In Europe 2015? – Horror and disgrace! Is this happening? In Europe 2015? – Horror and disgrace Is this happening? In Europe 2015? – … Continue reading

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Mr Solitary Man Mystery

I said, hello Mr Solitary Man, do you still feel like lonely? No, he said. You’re with me now, that’s why I’m not alone anymore. I said, but I’m far from you. Yes, but not far from my heart, he … Continue reading

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It will be alright

I woke up one morning in May in pretty good shape, but when I came into my living room Cesar Vallejo sat there on a park bench and looked at his left shoe toe. “No one has asked for me … Continue reading

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It seems like you never knew me

It seems like you never knew me and as if you never understood me either. And you were worried about me and you wanted to change me, for my own good. And you hit a brick wall. You see, I … Continue reading

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A nymph under influence

In old times supernatural beings were a vivid part of humans’ beliefs. But a human had to be very cautious in contact with any of this creatures, since those often alluring beings had the power to twist a human’s head … Continue reading

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I stood before you like a trusting child

I stood before you like a trusting child, but you had only eyes for your own needs You were able to hurt me and you did – for no reason what I know, now rises a new morning and I’m … Continue reading

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I feared when I met you happiness was around the corner

        I feared when I met you happiness was around the corner. And truly I was happy a few days, meeting someone as wonderful as you, but luckily it didn’t last long, because you’re pushing me too … Continue reading

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Complaint

        It aches in me after thee, I bite my thumb to keep me calm, reminding me my body may be mistaken, mastered by its animal nature; you said you wanted to make me happy and instant … 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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If please me is what pleases you

You told me once that all you want with me is to please me, and then I said to you: “If please me is what pleases you, I want you to please me, because I want to please you too.” … Continue reading

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Life throbs in us and we must respond to it

      I Two souls in two room in darkness far apart in universe – they had never met and yet so close, like one heart and soul. Around them endless cosmos, making their individual lives look so small … Continue reading

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Bunker

 Translation of the two Swedish lines in the text below: ”Ändå bär båda samma smärta bortom språkets gränser” = Yet both carry the same pain beyond the limits of language. “Min käraste vän!” = My dearest friend!       … 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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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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