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An eloquent man

He once began as an eloquent young man with very little to say. What people liked then and still like with his novels is hard to say. But even if his admirers normally are no bookworms, they seems able to … Continue reading

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The rose searched another thing

A poem by Federico Garcia Lorca 1898 – 1936 De la rosa / From the Rose       The rose didn’t search the aurora: almost eternal on its branch, searched another thing. The rose didn’t search science or shadow: … Continue reading

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The persistent presence of your absence

The persistent presence of your absence: you are never in my room, but always in my heart! We are living with longing, you and I, not with each other such we desire! Dazzling days, the dark and lonely nights. Sometimes … Continue reading

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A perfect woman’s dilemma

              Through the sound of murmuring voices from people in audiences who talk and walk and eat and dance and maybe don’t care of anything that matters strong voices sings from the big scenes … Continue reading

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February Sun

        The sun is shining, the birds are singing They think it’s spring, but we know better It’ll take time for our spring to come to us.

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What makes you happy, some notes about how to interpret lyrics and poetry

When you are young you brag with knowing as many tea labels as possible. Or beer brands. And how to drink it. You know best. You brag about how many poets you have read and talk insightful about something in… … Continue reading

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This angry woman you know so well

          I tell myself you’re just a silly man nothing to bother my thoughts with. I should forget about you and that’s exactly what I never want to do! If you’ll never be with me in … 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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I’m thinking of my Romeo

  I’m scattered and uninspired to words, because I’m ambivalent and uncertain about you, you my beloved brother in my heart. Just as identical twins I can feel how your thoughts embrace me now in this very moment. Yet, it … Continue reading

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Out of silence comes the music

            Out of silence comes the music, rises from its longing to itself. But there are silences between people that make love die of lack of nutrition. This, my being now, that what is related to … 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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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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Walking along the wall

Walking along the wall trying to see the light don’t want to dig a devil’s ditch but living is hard, once a dreamer now aged and scarred yet every heart is a bird longing for to use its wings and … Continue reading

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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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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 flying 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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Long-distance love with care

          That night she wore eyeglasses with a navy colored frame and a mint green T-shirt without sleeves and he said she looked lovely and that he wanted to take off her glasses to kiss her … Continue reading

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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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My “ugly” Arabic lover!

My “ugly” Arabic lover! His eyes are far too deep! He laughs ways too much! His ego takes a lot of space! He talks and talks all the time! Except when he’s looking at me! Then he’s silent, just looking … Continue reading

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An election victory for love and common sense?

“All for love”, or was it an election victory  to promote common sense? Well, but who except for a Frenchman could vote and live for both love and common sense? Whoever and whatever Macron will show to be as a … 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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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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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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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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Once we were young and pretty

Once we were young and pretty, but now we’re old and what then rose high and proudly is now grey and dried, low and slow and life has become a struggle with our bodies failures. Although we have lost the … Continue reading

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Know your enemy

           

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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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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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Anyone but you

        Någon annan än du! Det kunde ha varit någon annan än du! Men nu var det du – ja, det var du och jag hamnade på akuten med ett pinat hjärta! Ja, mitt hjärta värkte och … Continue reading

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Vegan girl in red leather jacket (reposted)

There is still an interest for this poem first posted on February 23, 2014 among readers of my blog. But maybe it’s just the pic of Joan Jett  posted, that leads readers to my blog… Anyway, I decided to repost … Continue reading

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Listening to Dylan and naming you Angelo

The ground is rising and the sky lies low in these tiny rooms there’s no air and no peace I’m singing to you Goodbye Angelo, I have to go Oh Angelo, I demand my release I’m too old for lies … Continue reading

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Trust / Minns alltid detta

(in Swedish below) You must always remember this: evil has many faces and disguises, but love has only one face and it is naked and hide nothing, you are sleeping now and trust hold you in its tender arms through … Continue reading

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The carrier

It’s not about me and it’s not about you. But it’s about me, for you. And it is, for example, about a pair of sunglasses which reflects motions and enthusiasm in thousand souls, aroused by this man’s passionate skill, the … Continue reading

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Mr Solitary Man Mystery

I said, hello Mr Solitary Man, do you still feel like lonely? No, he said. You’re with me now, that’s why I’m not alone anymore. I said, but I’m far from you. Yes, but not far from my heart, he … Continue reading

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It seems like you never knew me

It seems like you never knew me and as if you never understood me either. And you were worried about me and you wanted to change me, for my own good. And you hit a brick wall with me. You … 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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I’m stiff and cold getting old

I’m stiff and cold getting old Out a winter storm but none at home to keep me warm except for my cute purring cat in my lap; she’s only for the lonely topped by a random internet chat I try … Continue reading

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Life throbs in us and we must respond to it

        I Two souls in two room in darkness far apart in universe. They have never met and yet they feel so close like one heart and one soul. Around them the endless cosmos making individual lives … Continue reading

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What’s the point?

He said “You know, it’s going to be hot!” I said “It’s hot already, I wake up in the morning all sweaty and you’re not here!” It’s June and it’s summer now again. I wake up in mornings and find myself … Continue reading

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At least you love me

At least you are also suffering. At least our true problem is about what’s around us in world and not what’s between us – but we share the same yearning and frustration. All we want is to come together, but … Continue reading

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Boko Haram, Devil’s Eye

          Boko Haram, Devil’s Eye Children slaughtered A world of madness Schools and hospitals burned and families broken Grief over lost friends Mad men with weapons Hate books and education Hate polio vaccine Hate happy laughs … Continue reading

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My young knight gets a rival

      I told my knight another man has asked me to meet him. Confident he wrote me back: “Honey, that stupid guy is only trying to steal your love away from me. But I still put my trust … Continue reading

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You are a stalker!

It’s not important what you think of me. It’s not important what I think of you. But you are really a pathetic piece of shit! You have a disease that soon will choke you dead, and you choose to spend your … Continue reading

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Mad at my hero I try to write sonnets to keep my wrath on a leash

I He lives thousands of kilometers away. And waiting for him she writes every day lamenting poems of love and mourning; She keeps on writing until early morning. And days and weeks, a year and more is lost. He wants … Continue reading

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Love has no limits

Love has no limits, only people have. Humans may have an orientation, but love has not. You can never ever control love. Love exceeds gender and race and generations and cultures and languages and nations or any obstacles that may … Continue reading

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The trials of the hearts

rewritten 22 January 2018     She get her heart trials and it gives her moments out in the cold and it darkens her days. If only she could be allowed to meet him, but maybe she never gets it. … Continue reading

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Bad connections

My computer crashed and died one of the last days of September – and my daily life became so strange and unpleasant – since almost my whole social life is on line… and then I also got connection problems when … Continue reading

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The wind blows hard tonight

I A hard wind blows  tonight and shakes my windowpanes. I sit all alone in the night in my living room  far away from you while you travels on precarious roads, hoping to get safely back to your home-town.  I … Continue reading

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