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vierge moderne

Vierge Moderne is one of my favourite poems by one of my favourite poets – the outstanding and trailblazing modernistic Finland-Swedish poet Edith Södergran (1892-1923). She was one of the most influential of the Scandinavian modern poets and I was … Continue reading

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ekelöf on perfect solitude

This poem by Ekelöf (Swedish original: Ensam i natten) has followed me since I first read it. For me it is a description of the perfect solitude, stillness and writing. Magic. The translation comes from http://www.ekelut.dk/seven/7en5.html Alone at night Alone … Continue reading

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