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fragments from the cruellest month

As Eliot puts it: “Winter kept us warm, covering Earth in forgetful snow…” The late Swedish poet Karin Boye is another poet who has expressed the painful drama of spring exquisitely in her famous poem Of Course It Hurts (Visst gör … Continue reading

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poetry brought to mind at the library

Grey weather brings out the luscious green. This was my view today when I was writing on my paper. Calm and peaceful  – the scenery outside is the Old Cemetery of Uppsala. A beautiful graveyard in the heart of the … Continue reading

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