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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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Early Morning

I wake up very early in the morning and I start to read through my old texts, those I work on now to do something off. And it strikes me in my reading, some years ago I had not yet … Continue reading

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Sudden curve ahead

Sudden curve ahead. The road takes a sharp turn here and I need to slow down speed, get the brakes working well for me, not too hard and not to little, steer with care and not to panic. At first … 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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Happy New Year 2017 (I’m coming to see you coming to me)

So much violence 2016, so much of reckless terror and of political incompetence, all these personal catastrophes and horror sufferings. So many people died, left us here in despair on this lacerated earth. The best with the past year is … Continue reading

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Naughty nipples

even if my brain gets occupied with other matters during the day my nipples goes on and on and on chatting and chatting about you    

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November and winter coming

November and I fear winter coming. I wish me cosiness, but so far it’s only a longing and a “write about”! To whom will I write, now when I have lost my most ardent friend? Friendship is such a matter! … Continue reading

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It’s you, in my thoughts (det är du, i mina tankar)

It’s you, in my thoughts in lonely evenings – and it’s like a whole century of silence reigns in my rooms! Now late October’s icy golden glow slowly glides into gloomy November’s muted darkness and bare cold nights – and … 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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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. In the darkest of my nights, a highwayman cleared road free and swept me … 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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given no answer to no answer

      given no answer to no answer, dropping me like a dead fish, how could he hurt me like this, dropping him like a dead fish, I’m sick and tired of old roads, new faces, new talks and … Continue reading

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Whiter than possibly can be

              I ”You better decide what you want”, he wrote me. But I had already and told him and I have nothing to add. I know well what I want, but what I want … Continue reading

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Watching September leaving (haiku poems)

(to Bill) September leaving All my love rains down the drains My eyes dry and calm       Late summer romance and he was my perfect match too good to be true       I loved him, simply … 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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A dream almost real

a dream almost real you came close now you’re gone

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Where are you now?

A wind that kindly stroked my cheek, where are you now? Words from you so lovingly said, where are you now? A love that came late, hastily on, but where are you now? Gave life me you, only to lose … 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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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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No messages from Bill

          I know now why these big oceans are they are because there are no messages from Bill I know now why oceans all waters tastes salty they do because there are no messages from Bill … Continue reading

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September and I miss you now

September morning smiled youthfully and promising, so sunny blue chilly, ignoring time and I missed you then. September afternoon cloudy dim, summer hasty gone. Walking I fell hard on my own feet, I missed you then. September day vanished, autumn … Continue reading

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He called me

        He called me and my heart melted like an ice cube on a hot stove He called me and the sun shines on a blue sky with no clouds He called me and my sorrows are gone … Continue reading

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Blushing rowan trees

Now comes August. The days gets shorter, the nights darker. The rowan trees on my yard blushes again. I have lived at same courtyard for 8 years now and seen the trees redden in the end of July, reminding me … 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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