Tag Archives: dreams

Ride the river in this boat

(Sometimes I’m all mixed up, tottered between longing love and resentment, Paradise in Hell.) Woke up this morning realizing I have opened a line, giving a tool through which he can continue to treat me with his old habitual manner … Continue reading

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I never told you goodbye

  To cut you off was easy and actually an act of self-defense, I don’t expect you to understand. But now I discover I’ve cut off a part of myself. And sometimes during my days it hurts in my absent … Continue reading

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It never happened

        The very power of how you never happened to me will never go away but stay. You never touched my body, but you shook my soul. You aroused in me such a fire and now you’re … Continue reading

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In September it’s far to next summer

In September it’s very far to next summer. What’s written in the book that I then will be reading? And what will I think of when I look up on the blue summer sky a sunny day? Will I still … 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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Songbird

When I woke up last Sunday afternoon from my daily nap I could vaguely hear a melancholy voice singing in my head. It happens to me at times I  can hear a tiny tune like that for my inner ear … Continue reading

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Walking along the wall

Walking along the wall Trying to see the light Don’t want to dig the devil’s ditch But living is hard Once a dreamer Now aged and scarred Yet every heart is a bird Who yearns to use its wings and … Continue reading

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A rainy day in late June (the rag rugs of life)

It rained heavily when I woke up this morning, But as I had my first coffee for the day, the sun broke through and the clouds were scattered and those left whitening to pretty angel faces. I’ve been thinking lately … 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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Morning, Monday and March

        Morning, Monday and March. A thin layer of snow on ground at my yard and more is said to come. Winter has returned. It’s a bleak day and I’m bleak too, suffering a never ending flu. … Continue reading

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I used to dream about you

          I used to dream about you, your kindness and your love. What will I dream about now? Light returns nights get shorter. My days are endless empty – what do I do when I can’t … 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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On the road again

        Too often I feel I’m on a road going nowhere, and that I’m always judged never good enough to be loved, tears flowing down my body richly as rain in the gutters on neat house walls … Continue reading

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Tears to my eyes

And late at night, we finally have to say good night. And sometimes when he log out, sadness comes over me and forces tears to my eyes. This is a love that’ll never dance in the daylight, but must die … Continue reading

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Winter has only begun

          I deleted his photos from my laptop. But it has only made me remember his face on them clearer and sharper than before. Yet my memory of him has become blurry. And what was so … 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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October fade (oktober bleknar)

oktober bleknar fälten senapsgula bruntorkade strån och knoppar, ännu syns svep av grönt jag vandrar, väntar på ett mirakel, allt medan oktober bleknar bort October fades… dark yellow fields brown dried stalks and buds, still staying greenery in my sight. … 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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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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Wounded people in Wasteland

Longing for love and tenderness, crying when touched, skin burned the citizens living in Wasteland Singing songs for the lonely ones silent choirs, deserts despair Oh, citizens living in Wasteland Spiky yet juicy, hard blooming when in love, just like … Continue reading

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Fatigue (Tröttheten)

            When fatigue is a blanket over face When hours of work suddenly is lost When you think “why am I doing this” When there’s not a single song in world that capture what you … 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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Lavender dreams (I sort my panties and my dreams)

        … absent and lost in thought, I take care of the clean laundry; I sort my panties and my dreams – they all look aged and worn. (and so do I) Yes, and I have a … Continue reading

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I’m lying to myself

So far a lovely sunny summer and I’ve walked around free and barefoot. But today I sit indoors with one foot on a stool, because yesterday I sudden slipped on some drops of spilled water on the kitchen floor and … Continue reading

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June coming, I study my spider veins

        I am told more than once later years, when I point my age as a fact to take into account, age is nothing but a figure. So tell me where did my figure go and from … 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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Confidence

The sun rushed behind a cloud and evening came. The sight of my solo bed hit me with a bout of anxiety, but instantly an angel came to my rescue, sending me a comforting thought: somewhere in this world there … 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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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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We will never be complete (2 poems)

(human incompleteness on two levels in life) I We will never be complete and we will die in the middle of our incompleteness, not yet done with life. Now the wicked wants to cause us so much harm as they … 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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Listen to the rain

It darkens. The bitter red berries on the rowan tree outside my bedroom window tells what’s unavoidable coming. It has been raining without cease since last night – silent soothing rippling rain. I’ve been restless and aimless lately, torn between … Continue reading

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Message in a bottle

      And she took her heart and put it in a bottle and she sent it over the seas and it became lost with the ocean currents. She lives alone now as she did before, her chest aches … Continue reading

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Pink poems in August (haiku)

Gårdagens drömmar vaknar en sensommardag – vill leka igen Dreams from yesterday wakes up one day in August – wants to play again     He hates hot seasons, walks out in cool nights, thinking – will she wait for … Continue reading

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Rain in May

… it has been raining for days and it is chilly – I work with to make a poetry collection of my earlier poems and in between I have translated into English one of my poems from December 2010. And … Continue reading

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No poem tells me about you

No, no poem tells me about you and no words can describe the wonderful wonderment you arouses in me, those emotions that grows and brings us together; Moments of fear to lose you when we hadn’t been in touch a … Continue reading

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Cry me a heart / Gråt mig ett hjärta

korrigerad 12 jan -17 in English below     Jorden drar ner mig i natt, så håll mig hårt och gråt mig ett hjärta. Jag vill fly dig, men inte såra dig, så jag stannar ännu en dag, sårad djupt … Continue reading

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In anger I told you

In anger I told you to go to hell and angry you left for gym. Then after you’re a lack in me and I’m in hell waiting for you. All I ever want is to hold you, hold you so … 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 will come my way. Yet you, Abdou, find … Continue reading

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Lonely and reading my favourite poet

(the quotes from different poems by Tomas Tranströmer are translated by me for this context only to fit my lines and get the meaning for the English readers om my blog)     It’s February and the light returns – … 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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living long keeping trust and faith

        living long keeping trust and faith, the wire with sheets, bloodstained but washed and drying dancing in the wind on the hills, becomes long; some ages bitterly closing up, they are like sour wine, some lose … Continue reading

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After rain comes sun and snowdrops

“After rain comes sun” – even if it “never” seems to happen to me or my scanty life I never comes to terms with. I walk in weeks in muddy water, but this Saturday the sky is so blue and … Continue reading

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Black and white and bleeding red

 (Short story about black and white, and bleeding red)     It’s snowing heavily, whitening my whole world, while I slowly walk my old and stiff joints to the bus stop. I shuffles clumsily through the slush, while I try … 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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