Tag Archives: sad heart

Bitterness

I woke up today with bitterness in my heart. And I washed my hair and I had my coffee and I read the news on the web and I edited some writing. Now my hair has almost dried and I … Continue reading

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Old Woman Blues

It’s a sad thing to have become an old woman, living alone with a cat and a TV set, desperately longing for a warm hand and a little sympathy and someone to talk to: easy victim of wreckers.  

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An actual description

“Keep smiling” is the worst advice and pressure people can ever put on themselves and others. It should belong to “the human rights” to be able to talk about melancholy moods without getting moralizing from someone, and not least from … Continue reading

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The old bard’s advice how to handle the pain of life

Gunnar Ekelöf 1907 – 1968 Swedish poet and translator.  He is one of the most significant, loved and well-known poets in the Swedish literature. From the poetry collection Dedikation 1934 Note: The poem here translated by me and just for … Continue reading

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Lonely swan dreams in November (haiku)

It don’t come easy – November sun and swan dreams! Where did it all go?      

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We have a love thing going

In retro perspective dreams are just memories of time we wasted on what might be nothing. Dreams belongs to and are seated in our futures, but for what purposes? Only to keep us struggling on in the now? Or is … Continue reading

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Sadness is a seven letters word

      Sadness is a seven letters word. Seven black drops dirt your skin and you rub and rub to clean it off you, but you can still see there are remains of the stains. Some people are just … 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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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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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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Cloudy

  I said  “you could at least try to communicate”. He said “how is the weather over there”. “It’s rainy but not cold”, I said. “It rains a lot here”, he said. “Not a lot here”, I said. “It’s cloudy”, … 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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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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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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About relationships

          He always thought it was all about him and for a sensitive ego that’s surely hard. He meant she caused them the conflicts and he responded by refuse to talk to her and go to … 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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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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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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Another sunny day in January

The sun shines mercilessly strong this one of the last days of January, the grass out there is fooled to grow in a hurry and so will coltsfoot do. I have a day off, no grief screams in me. My … 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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I would miss your kiss if I ever tasted it

        I would miss your kiss if I ever tasted it. I would miss your warm body if you ever been near me. But I have never kissed you and I’ve never ever hold you close. So … Continue reading

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Polar Times

        There are times you stand as a polar bear between two ice floes – one foot in the air and trying to get over save not wet your feet, when in fact your world is melting … Continue reading

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wake up to the same

in English below the Swedish text           och jag vaknar till detsamma, det är jag och det är samma liv som igår, varje morgon är likadan som den igår och förrgår, samma liv, samma kropp som … Continue reading

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Wounded people in Wasteland

Longing for love and tenderness, crying when touched, skin burned the citizens living in Wasteland Singing songs for the lonely ones silent choirs, deserts despair Oh, citizens living in Wasteland Spiky yet juicy, hard blooming when in love, just like … Continue reading

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Life turns (Livsförändringar)

          Life suddenly turned at a time where no road were viewable and she stood staring into a wall of pitch black despair she realized though she was trapped in a life crisis, but she didn’t … Continue reading

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Pain in my heart

        It’s not raining in Georgia and the sun not shines in California and there’s no man in moon, nada no rain on my roof and I deny those tears in my black coffee, I’ll never go … Continue reading

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Alone

I didn’t want to be alone, only be left alone Badly beaten by bullies I retreaded from the people, learned hard way hard years edifying friends was not meant for me No one sees a lonely heart’s pain forced to … Continue reading

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You have such beautiful eyes

You have such beautiful eyes, but what is it you see with them? When I ask you this and following complex questions about the life you say you want to create with me, you avoid them by consistent not understand … Continue reading

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It’s a friend’s birthday today

“Messenger” informed me it’s your birthday today. It’s five months since we last talked, but I texted you three months ago to remind you of your absence – and on my phone you are listed under letter “A” just before … Continue reading

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Lonely and reading my favourite poet

(the quotes from different poems by Tomas Tranströmer are translated by me for this context only to fit my lines and get the meaning for the English readers om my blog)     It’s February and the light returns – … Continue reading

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long lasting pain

(This poem is about a temporary state of mind caused by long lasting chronic physical pain. I think those suffering mental illness knows the difference.)           such a sad day sun is gone the sky bleach grey … Continue reading

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The white rose

What moves me, grows in me – you touched me with your words, and I believed you like a young maiden. Now the memory of you stings me like a thorn.

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Smiling face, sad heart

Enchanted by his sweet words she gave her heart so easily away, only to see him withdraw and become distant to her. Now she see herself standing empty handed and him fade away, and she feels humiliated and denied like … Continue reading

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