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Farewell Agadir!

Farewell Agadir, we never met in your narrow alleys or on your beaches. Your white sins and dirty morals! Closed eye, blinded in contempt for your betrayals, lament and false tears. Farewell Agadir, black light, we never met in true … Continue reading

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Aging female body (part I and II)

He made me hate my aging body, as mercilessly mirrored when I dress in the hall looking at these undeniably saggy boobs and right before, in the bathroom caring for what’s secretly hidden “down there” my flaccid pussy prickly dry … Continue reading

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The desires of the beloved

I imagining having you here with me, touching your naked body unlimited. This even though I, also in the mere thought, shy away from same intimacy from you. Why is obscure, but clearly I cannot talk with you about my … Continue reading

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Morning tea, waking up slowly

When I wake up in the morning, my eyes are tiny reddish in my spongy puffy face, my nose is even bigger and I cough and sneeze and farts. When I hurry to the toilet not to pee in my … Continue reading

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The weed in my garden of love (thistle love)

I met a guy and I loved him but he never knew my love because he only knew the love he claimed he had for me. It was all about his feelings and never about mine. He never knew how … Continue reading

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Wisdom Wells

              (translated from Swedish) When summer so sleeps its last rest, the fall flames as fire yet chilly. Then the young hero comes to the Nordic regions to find his Crone, she the wise … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Hedgehog men

          He sent me a photo and he had a chin like a hedgehog. He said “You can kiss me as much as you want!” “Oh thanks,” I said in fear. “Yet I don’t!”     … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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Tired!

  I heard a tune on Youtube and wasted my morning with reading some Swedish song lyrics, the younger generation. It is that tiny but constant hope to find something that is genuine and heartfelt. But no? I said to … Continue reading

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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, … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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And Sam said

  And Sam said “Lady, you shot me” and he fell back and hasty he bled to death, still in his 30s. Soon 70, I walk my way slow and oldish as life and people have hurt me hard but … Continue reading

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“I’m fine, thanks!”

I looked after you and found you in my heart, that which I lost given it to you. You hold yourself back with these “I’m fine”. With time, it’s like serving a chicken to a lion. We are like prisoners … Continue reading

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Evening call in morning light

I miss so much, you to be present with me. Your smile when you gets your eyes on me on the screen is just stunning, your gentle voice makes me smile and so do your tender touch, if so only … 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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The lure is the same

          It may be a strange thing to live daily within another language as I do. I mostly even think in English and not in my native language, Swedish. So I feel comfortable and homey with … Continue reading

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I met you in my dream / Jag mötte dig i min dröm

            I met you in my dream and we walked hand in hand on a beach below a city I have never seen and you told me “I will never forget you” and I woke … Continue reading

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A perfect woman’s dilemma

              Through the sound of murmuring voices from people in audiences who talk and walk and eat and dance and maybe don’t care of anything that matters strong voices sings from the big scenes … Continue reading

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To be Beyoncé…

To be Beyoncé, a miracle it would be! Be so to say her and wake up in bright morning light, with her perfect thighs, like a goddess alike, sexuality for sale. But if her thighs were mine, but they couldn’t … Continue reading

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Hope of love in pouring rain

  I had a hand for you, now I have only a one-hand clap on an empty sky, only the birds to recognize and I bless the rain.            

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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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Bubbles

And again, all given me was soap bubbles. But for a while I had felt you so close as if I really had a warm nest in your heart and we were like one and the same, belonging to each … Continue reading

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What to do when the thrill is gone?

  She once had a crush on him. He hadn’t a clue but went after some blonde called Emma or Ruth or something, treating him like shit. She forgot him but she was still searching for something to hang on … 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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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 key to my mind

I don’t know why I began to love you, as love came without warning from nowhere and will not go away but remain. We were “just friends” and now we try to understand this unlikely love affair. But love is … Continue reading

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The end of a love story (I hope you will burn in hell!)

There is a nice poem by Robert Louis Stevenson (the man who also wrote the novel “Treasure Island”). The poem is called “Love What Is Love”: LOVE – what is love? A great and aching heart; Wrung hands; and silence; … Continue reading

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Proposal

      Happiness is an overrated condition. I cannot do it more than five minutes at a time. So, let’s get a flat and a bed and a fridge for two – and get over it! Yes, become like … Continue reading

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Male vanity

touch gently your little tummy for me big man afar your hand for my hand and know I’m happy you have a soft tummy to share with me and do not fuss more about having one but keep it right … Continue reading

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Wasted tears

I’m still under your spell wasting my tears over you wonders what bad can ever I’ve done to get so much evil back life has surely not been good to me and never better it gets yet a little love … Continue reading

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Valentine’s Day next

For Valentine’s Day I don’t want flowers. Not even from you. I just wish you’d call and say to me “hey, I still love you”. But I know this won’t be. So my keen hope is Valentine’s Day next, someone … Continue reading

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Lifting me higher and lovelier

        Maybe I will be lucky and someone else comes my way, but “someone else” can never be him. But the thought does not hurt anymore. Yet, what lingers will not be good. That to say – … Continue reading

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I would miss your kiss if I ever tasted it

        I would miss your kiss if I ever tasted it. I would miss your warm body if you ever been near me. But I have never kissed you and I’ve never ever hold you close. So … Continue reading

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A fool in love

if it’s foolish to love you I might want to be a fool as long you let me be it    

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Unrequited attraction – and how it was with Laura (Petrarch)

Those guys, I’ve stood at their doorsteps shouting “oh please, not again this shady shame! Just stay low and let it be like it should be”. But they were never able to. Attraction can never be told to be…   … Continue reading

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Boring buddy boy

        Boring, boring buddy boy – deal with such, it’s like sweeping the floor or set the clock! Oh, buddy boy, before you make demands on your buddy woman, your fully matured sweet old and hot and … Continue reading

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He walks in rain

He take walks in rain for hours in nights, without umbrella and gets soaking wet, yet his young blood keeps him warm and vibrant. This is what I love to do, he said to me. I said, your walks are … Continue reading

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And if I would write you a letter?

        And if I’d write you a letter, telling you my heart’s A B C, showing you how to read and please me and opened a door to my life? But I won’t do it! And if … Continue reading

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I was chosen to be cheated

      I was chosen to be cheated at a time I was upside down and life turned around and I landed on my feet. In the darkest of my nights, a highwayman cleared road free and swept me … Continue reading

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Oh, these women body troubles!

  Oh, this women troubles – I surely have them too – and how to free oneself for them! It follows a girl her whole life from age 5 to 85. My female body obviously don’t look as desirable as … Continue reading

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It’s you now, growing

            It’s you now, growing like a grain of love or something. Or maybe you are like a cute little worm, that has taken hold of my head and provokes me to think of you … Continue reading

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A thousand and one nights with and without you

Late in night I listen to a sentimental love song and in spite a female choir seductively humming in the background and in spite honey sweet violins playing the melody – too artistic excessive – still the words stands strong … Continue reading

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Vegan girl in red leather jacket (reposted)

There is still an interest for this poem first posted on February 23, 2014 among readers of my blog. But maybe it’s just the pic of Joan Jett  posted, that leads readers to my blog… Anyway, I decided to repost … Continue reading

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Lovers and friends (essay)

If I were truly loved, I would not have felt lonely when I was told. And words alone can not dispel the melancholy enchantment in my deserted solitude. Love is actions and not declarations. I have a secret pain: there … Continue reading

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Looking for Mr. Goodman

          I’m looking for Mr. Goodman. When Mr. Goodman comes to me everything will be good. Yes, when Mr. Goodman walks in, my life will be all good. But where can he be? I’ve been looking and waiting, … 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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My blood sings its own tune

        I know what my head say and I know what my heart say, but my blood sings its own tune. Just one call from you and I was lost. Got my head so full I couldn’t … Continue reading

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