Tag Archives: love story

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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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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Not the good one

    I felt struck by you and I honestly thought I had in you found the man for me, to miss you was pain, but the hard thing has been to accept you are not identical with the nice … 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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Oh man, you make my heart to a dried fruit

When you were gone, life was empty and I felt like half of myself. Now back, you’re holding yourself back and with your indolence you make my heart to a dried fruit and silenced I ask myself “what was it … Continue reading

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Why are knife blades cold and kisses warm?

    My dear beloved, if you prefer today to go with your father to the backyard to cut the throat of a sheep than to be my lover, then you are not much of a lover to have. Leastwise, … Continue reading

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Wading through the ashes of a dead love

          Summer slides away and it darkens to autumn. We’re still walking side by side, but not talking as all that could be said has already been said. We wades strained through drifts of ashes and … Continue reading

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The Rowan Berries (a sour-sweet love story)

In the month of August, when the berries on rowan trees ripen bright reddish, love tends to run off my life, likewise this year. The days are still sunny and warm, but it darkens earlier in the evening and nights … Continue reading

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Modern Times (life and love in texting)

  Hello! I’m good! I’m in a bus. I’m traveling now to a new place. Tomorrow I will be home. Our journey will end today. This is my last place to visit. I love you so much I love your … Continue reading

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Music across borders

                  (This entry is dedicated to a bearded man close to me)     Sweden has not only a big export music industry. We have also many great singers and song writers, … 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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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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Hon gillade aldrig min förortstvåa

(A song about lost love) (Francis Cabrel “Si tu la croises un jour”) (to Swedish by me) Hon gilla’ aldri’ min förortstvåa men du som färdas, om du träffar henne kom tillbaka och berätta, berätta Berätta om hennes hår ännu … 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 am possible to you

  It’s month of May and it’s time to inspect the closet for the coming summer season. I pick out a pair of linen pants and try them and with 4 – 5 pounds weight loss – I could even … 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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Togetherness

                  Each opinion having more than two adherents becomes a group, which soon enough creates a set of rules and rituals to promote the group’s survival and then a strictly worded creed … 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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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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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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“Forever love”

Misstro den som förklarar ”för evigt”. Allt som är levande bär sin egen död. Kärlek är mest önskan och villfarelse. Jag lyssnade till hans ”jag älskar dig”, men valde att inte höra det följande löftet om ett ”för evigt. Och … Continue reading

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Yearning to be your number one

        If you say “I want to see your country” and not “I want to go to your country to see you”, if you say “I wish to travel to see the world” and not “I wish … Continue reading

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Fading love

                  We crowned each other with our hopes and desires and we called it “love” and talked the language of love and seduced ourselves to believe this was true love. But now … 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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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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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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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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I think of my latest lover

                    The year 1971 I was 22, slim and cute and clever and lonely. Now I’m 67 and I’m not slim and cute, maybe clever, surely lonely. And I think of … Continue reading

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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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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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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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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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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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The private life of Jesse Stone, in the night

I want to hear the first silence when you answer my phone call and understands it’s me – again. I want to hear you say my name and the emptiness coming next when the click tells me you have end … Continue reading

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Du och jag och himlen därtill / You and I and blue sky above

A tribute to Jonas  and Mark, living together as a couple for 30 years  You and I and blue sky above The first time I saw you I knew it was you, you and no one else but you. Since … 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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“Why” (lunar eclipse)

(Inspired by the lunar eclipse the night to September 28, 2015)       That night earth overshadowed the full moon and turned off its light. She sneaked out the back door like a thief in the night, tired of … 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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Love trouble, time trouble

She complains she not get enough time with him and he say to her he thinks about her all the time. As if I were a mind reader, she says sour. He has very little time, but she has a … Continue reading

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Don’t say you love me

Don’t say you love me, if you don’t know what it means. I waited all night for you but you didn’t give me a single sign. I told you then I’d been worried and sad, but all you said was … Continue reading

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A nymph under influence

In old times supernatural beings were a vivid part of humans’ beliefs. But a human had to be very cautious in contact with any of this creatures, since those often alluring beings had the power to twist a human’s head … Continue reading

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A man for me

He tells me it was love at first sight, but how could that be possible? We have never met, he just saw a pic on an internet site! Well, I have to admit I liked him too, even though he … 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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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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