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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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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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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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Nitty Gritty

Now ladies and gentlemen, may I please present your dancers with their interpretation of the nitty-gritty

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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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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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And the lilacs bloom another year

        The first of June and summer at last. But my back aches after a bad night. Two painkillers and then the bus to the supermarket to buy cat food. To feed the cat is my merely … 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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My bearded bird

I need wings, he said, to come to you! Well, that would be a sight in the sky, I smiled, a flying bearded bird! Years have passed and things have been said, thoughts been thought, hot dreams no oxygen, yet … Continue reading

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Sentimentality

Youth is an awful and painful time in life – an enlightened eternal now without memories and shadows. Only sentimentality can provide relief, shadings and distance and create sweetness to life and to what was back then – make the … 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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In the silence bubble

I woke up late today at lunchtime and now it’ll soon be evening and I sit here moved by a French song I’ve translated to Swedish. It was released 37 years ago and I don’t understand French except for “je’taime”. … 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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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 kissed a Muslim man and I liked it

I kissed a Muslim man and I liked it. I’ve nobody to tell and no one can ever know in a world of hatred. I kissed a man and I liked it. I still do. I’ve nobody to tell and … Continue reading

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I want to take you higher

You know I miss you and there’s a need in me for you, no matter how you act and behave and I know well you miss me too and you’ll not be good without me. So where do we go … 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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Our German Angel

Today Merkel will meet Trump and I keep my fingers crossed for Merkel, she’ll do well!         When others fall she stands tall, the German Angel and mother to us all. Born and raised behind the Soviet … Continue reading

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Was it worth it?

I woke up today feeling hurt, saying to myself: I just wanted to be loved, was it too much to ask for? I say woman to woman – if a man causes you more tears than smiles, you better think … 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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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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Sunrises

there was once a time I was transported around like a bag – childhood times ending in left to loneliness new times, you flies over the world in a second, yet you never leave your room disclosing yourself to clouds … Continue reading

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April and silence

          That stranger’s face in my bathroom mirror? It looks oddly familiar? Oh yes – oh no…! It’s me! Those furrows from nose to mouth, deep as ditches – where did they come from? And for … Continue reading

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I greet you (Blue City)

Not all the sad amorous poor boys of Morocco looking for a better life and a living, nor its sweet clementines, sugared mint tea, almond cookies or silly Laws of Allah can give me any relief or escape from my … Continue reading

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The day begins as gloomy as I am

      The day begins as gloomy as I am – instant pain in my heart the same. “Good morning” I greet my grief and make myself a plate with yogurt and oats to soak. I take my dose … 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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“At your own risk”

        And the doctor at the emergency ward said “you go home at your own risk”! But there’s nothing like “at your own risk” if you have dependents – because you don’t belong to yourself but to … Continue reading

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I have a cold in my soul

        I woke up again today with a cold in my soul. When will this bluesy flu let me be free? I went down town the other day and I saw a man in a wheelchair with … Continue reading

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Giving sadness a room

            Sadness constantly dwells with me – never seems to leave me. But fought, it sucks up the air and lower my mobility. Maybe I should give sadness a space – a blue room of … Continue reading

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A random song heard on the radio

          All what it takes to get your armor “I’m doing well”-impression to fall into pieces is a random song sudden heard on the radio or TV – and a wound you had forgotten about starts … Continue reading

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Searching for authentic images

          Searching and searching for images to illustrate my lines I starts to wonder – is love always young? Is lonely one always standing on a beach locking over the ocean? Is despair very young and … Continue reading

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wake up to the same

in English below the Swedish text           och jag vaknar till detsamma, det är jag och det är samma liv som igår, varje morgon är likadan som den igår och förrgår, samma liv, samma kropp som … Continue reading

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A man an his guitar

              He has a smile in his eyes, his lips want to deny. And the twinkle in my eye, might be a reflection of a guy. It is a dream hardly to be told. … 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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Move on is hard (Vällingvärme)

To move on with life is hard when it means to say farewell to someone or something. You see nothing in front of you, but an empty area. Future unwritten – in another context it would be a challenge! But … 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. Maybe I was lucky? Or maybe it was God using an impostor as a … Continue reading

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Thoughts on October 1, 2016 (flying like the Albatross)

As the new day begin, it ends here. No more tears for what is not there, no more fears, let nothing scares. What is, is maybe not enough, but it’s still something. The sunbeams touches me so gently and a … Continue reading

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I miss the love that was not

I like to spend some of my time watching music videos on Youtube. Some songs I listen to over and over. John Waite “Missing you” is one of them. I’m choosey when it comes to illustrations and pics. But last … Continue reading

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There’s always a road

  there’s always a road, the path you have to go may not be the happiest but it’s anyway your own, love is really overestimated and you know well, that’s how it is – and it ends up the same, … Continue reading

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Life turns (Livsförändringar)

          Life suddenly turned at a time where no road were viewable and she stood staring into a wall of pitch black despair she realized though she was trapped in a life crisis, but she didn’t … 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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Lemons, sweets and dust

“Mirror Mirror on the Wall, Who’s the Fairest of Them All?”   (Reflecting Toritto’s blog entry July 5 “Old blue Eyes”)     Oh mirror on my bathroom wall you don’t love me anymore, no! But who in the world … Continue reading

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The other one

Some people have a certain talent to make you feel unloved, never answers on what you actually told, but lecture you and then blame you for it, twisting your words. You know the guy simply was a jerk, yet it … Continue reading

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You became a dream, my song never sung

I saw your picture in a paper last week, since then images from times gone flickers through my mind and I wonder where you went and what went on with you, and I could never forget your sunny blue eyes … Continue reading

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Alone

I didn’t want to be alone, only be left alone Badly beaten by bullies I retreaded from the people, learned hard way hard years edifying friends was not meant for me No one sees a lonely heart’s pain forced to … Continue reading

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I see your light is on

I see your light is on and I miss you now I stand in shadows invisible in dark watching you missing you   It’s hard for him now. But I sense my tense stress melts away and in my mirror … Continue reading

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Alone awake in a nightmare

Alone awake in a nightmare I stand in the hall inside my front door and I can hear how it blows up a storm out there In fear, I press the door handle and the door opens – so now … 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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A day in January

As often, I have spent time before noon reading online newspapers. It’s January now, the month when the light returns and the days gets longer. The dark season recedes! It is cold out and yet the sun shines bright through … Continue reading

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Scattered voices whispering in the winds

In Swedish below Another day Silent snowing Snow plows roars I feel a cold coming and I leave, going online *** You must be merciless Burn your words in fire Keep your heart loving and your hands skilled It is … Continue reading

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