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Long distance heating

This apartment I have, it’s too hot all through the summer. In the fall when the first cold hits outdoors, the temperature drops to normal indoors. Yet it never pleases me, but make me feel uneasy and frozen in the … Continue reading

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Hold my heart in your memory

So hold my heart in your memory, because I can’t believe any else than time will bring you to me and me to you

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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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Said within parentheses

            If there were a road back to me, would you choose that road then, would you? Do you miss me like I miss you, do you? (Poor me, loving you so stupidly much.) I … Continue reading

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He was twenty and I was eighteen

He was twenty and I was eighteen and he drove a truck on free time to make some money and sometimes when he went for long drives over a weekend I was there with him in the cab. For him … 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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I lost him a Thursday in October

I lost him a Thursday in October. It was a chilly but sunny day and I had just went to bed for a nap. It was at 17.39 to be precise and 3600 km away he looked up and met … 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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We live here apart

We live here apart and caught in the prejudices of our societies and minds like flies in a spider web. But I know that in another planetary system in a parallel reality we live happily and sleep together every night, … Continue reading

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To live the love was not easy

I could consider to marry you (if you still want it, of course) if you never more slaughter animals never more say “I hate Jews” never more say “homosexuality is disgusting” never more abuse me with silences for weeks never … Continue reading

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October and I miss you

September leaving and October coming and autumn glow. Rain and clouds holds back and the nature is bright. But we travels on different roads now. Yet I wonder how you’re doing and what you think about. Do you still think … Continue reading

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Do you remember me?

minns du mig? har du också dagar då du bara hatar mig och dagar då blå längtan blommar ömt och kärleksfullt? Do you remember me, she writes. Do you have – like me – days when all is pain and … Continue reading

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Life is what happens in the background

life is what happens in the background a wagtail chirping outside your window and you don’t know it’s my lonely soul words are written on its wings, tales of lovers like you and me, forever apart from each other, but … Continue reading

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I drink my coffee in my silent room

I drink my coffee in my silent room, contemplating whether there’s any way I could make my life look good enough to me? But must it be that good? This silence is quite relaxing. My coffee taste good. My cute … Continue reading

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Forever you and me

  Forever you and me, he said. And it will be a shortening for forever goodbye, you and me. Alltid du och jag, sa han. Det blir en förkortning för för alltid farväl du och jag    

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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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Making an apple pie with a secret jewel in mind

  After a wakeful night, the dawn longed and feared and I slept all morning, this the first and bright September day. One of the coming days, I’ll peel an apple and cut it to cubes and powder it with … Continue reading

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Bottle post (så som jag saknar dig)

        The way I miss you Fills me to the brim Empty me to nothing I’m lost, no belonging I wanted to sing about you and only you But without you I have no voice I want … Continue reading

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Request for the last dance

“you should miss me” I wrote to him “I do” I expect him to answer me “you forgot to tell” I shall tell him then   I thought he would be my last dance and with him I’ve done my … 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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Frankly, my dear!

The mysterious ways the drive of desire and affection takes have tied me to you. Though given my love, it will not give you the right to act arrogant and neglecting. But if you’ll mess it up you have violated … 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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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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I’m jealous of your day

I’m jealous of the day that has you without me 3600 kilometers far away. But I don’t care what you set eyes on as I know you have me on your mind almost all of your time. Fate has tied … Continue reading

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Your eyes smile no more

You still send me selfies to tell me you miss me as much as I miss you and to assure me you love me and I’m not alone and your lips smile so big on your photos. Suddenly I see … 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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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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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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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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Walking today on a stony beach of doubts

I live in a lushy greenery area, but I don’t believe in cosy things today. Today I long for living by the sea at a stony beach and no loose sand between my toes. It’s cold outdoors, but the sun … 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 dreary dawn in April

          A dreary dawn in April: a couple of hours more sleep had done me good! You’re with me and as I know all about you: You’ll sleep for another hour. Asleep or awake, you’ll carry … Continue reading

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Moored in your dreams

This following poem is inspired by a poem by Karin Boye (1990 – 1941), a Swedish classical poet. Please observe, this is not a translation of one of her poem, only  inspired by one, so  this poem is all mine. I … Continue reading

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A field of tulips would have bloomed

          en ensam flöjt skulle ha spelat din ton ett fält av tulpaner borde ha blommat en varm vind vänligt dansat, ett leende kunde nu ha skimrat på mina läppar av det du är, men all … Continue reading

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Ashes

I fell asleep and I dreamed the ground was covered with soft grey ashes. I was barefoot and the ashes were still lukewarm. “So be it”, he said to me. I woke up.

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Who needs a man when you have a cat?

Han har dragit sig tillbaka och byggt en Trumpsk mur av tystnad och han låter mig betala för den. Två dagar av total tystnad och allt av ljud som har hörts här hemma är kattens spinnande. Hon sover i min … Continue reading

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If I were a lesbian?

I’m not in general attracted to women. But as a girl child I dreamed about look like Audrey Hepburn. (A very unrealistic dream!) As older I like the Joan Jett look. So I must fancy a certain female look? Yet … Continue reading

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A book is written

A book is written. We’re at the end of a story we wanted to begin. I guess I’ll cry tomorrow, off and on. I guess he’ll also do. All while life goes on around us as before. The book is … 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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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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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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Live longing

          To love and live longing for someone is like living with a slight but persistent toothache. With time you gets used to these dull pains in you and it lowers to a mumbling bumbling bumblebee … 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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Lost heart

I knew right, but I made it wrong. You knew wrong but made what was right, now you’re gone. You said “love” and you said “forever” but it was just words you spread around like lost leaves in a wind. … 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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Litter

            I buy cat litter and on the bag is written the content is environmentally friendly and further the information provocative encourages me to “Choose joy”! Every time I go the toilet to pee I … Continue reading

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I’ve got the flu but where are you?

        I’ve got the flu but where are you? I’m all alone at home and I tremble with fever and I miss you so badly. You should be with me and make me some herbal tea, have … Continue reading

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Ball and chain

          Do I believe he ever loved me? Well, I believe he thought he did! I think he still does, because you can’t turn off love like you turn off a water tap. But I think … Continue reading

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The tears you never see

like you have showed up to vanish again all the time we known each other, gathered resentment for the pains I felt and still feel that I missed you, now my anger scares you, still you never sees the sadness … Continue reading

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