Tag Archives: romance

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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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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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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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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About happiness

The thing is my dearest, some people may not have talent for happiness and maybe I’m one of them. But that doesn’t allow you to make me cry.  

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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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Linguistic confusion? (Papa Oom Mow Mow!)

No, I did not see it coming!!! My son would (of course) say it was there all the time! Well, true! You can’t always blame it on linguistic confusion. So, if you believe my words hide negative thoughts about you … 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 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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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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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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Yes, but there are limits for love!

I once wrote a post called “Love has no limits”. I can’t in the minute recall the content, but I think it was about the discrimination of homosexual people in the world (outside Scandinavia). Life though teach you more the … Continue reading

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It’s never darkest before dawn

It’s never at the darkest before dawn (in summertime and now in Sweden). And “now”, it’s me on my own again! Yet, I’m happy it has come as far as until April, though the meadows still are dreary dead in … Continue reading

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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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I want to take you higher

You know I miss you and there’s a need in me for you, no matter how you act and behave and I know well you miss me too and you’ll not be good without me. So where do we go … 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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Please me, please!

Maybe our very own sexuality is not about which genders we are attracted to, or how we like to “do it”, or how often or rare we want to “do it”, but how we relate to other people with our … 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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This love from a space afar

I asks the empty sky “what have I done wrong” – when I get love I get it in another distant space?” Its challenges is – so far – to be too far away; my lover is out of reach, … 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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Was it worth it?

I woke up today feeling hurt, saying to myself: I just wanted to be loved, was it too much to ask for? I say woman to woman – if a man causes you more tears than smiles, you better think … 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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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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Too easy

it was too easy for you then to let me go because I made you angry and hurt but yet you couldn’t free yourself from have me on your mind all time and all the love you held back got … 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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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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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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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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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 when you got me

Now when you got me you have other things to do, like take a walk sleep late in mornings meet with friends and help your mother with something. You’ve me I’ve the male mystique.      

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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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“At your own risk”

        And the doctor at the emergency ward said “you go home at your own risk”! But there’s nothing like “at your own risk” if you have dependents – because you don’t belong to yourself but to … 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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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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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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How I wish he had been for real!

      (Life seems so much narrower now!) I have put all his photos in the trash. I have also put all those wonderful loving messages from him in trash. So even my messages to him – and my … Continue reading

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