Storms – Tormentas
MARGARITA VULGARE I was born to endure these kinds of storms / Though it’s something I never asked for / I wish I could dance under the lightnings / But I’m not that kind of gal / Not at all […]
Words of wind
S. D. Sappho is a friend much older still / And Homer is a teacher keen / Fickle people come and go at will / But ancient words since long have been […]
S.D. How can anyone be happy / In a world made of facts? / It’s the ‘human dimension’ that’s lacking / In this state of Being / Connections are missing / In this net of relations / […]
MERCY Dishes sitting in the sink / A wine glass sits there / We smile on the first days / Of course we do / Of course we do / […]
MERCY If flowers grew in my hair, would you turn to look? / If petals fluttered down from my head, would you be there to save them? / If vines circled my chest, would you be there to hold me close? / […]
Two poems on nature
S. D. Two poems on cycles of nature, ‘Seasons’ and ‘Chart’.
Four sad poems
S. D. Four poems about sadness and depression: ‘Fish’, ‘Medicamen’, ‘A Nature Trip to Sveaborg’, and ‘Parched’.
Pride of the nation
ANONYMOUS I have a lot of love / for my family and for my God / and for my homeland, a beautiful abode / where the voices and smiles and arms / of my many pure-hearted, high-minded brothers and sisters / make my soul cry with joy / […]
Ruin (Baldr’s dream)
S. D. Why do we mourn this murky day? / The halls of gods ring with silence; / divine Dawn’s not cast her rosy ray / to touch the marble floors and pillars, / […]
S. D. Is there something / alurk in the woods / ‘tis an ancient fear in me / I turn and turn, and it moves / Stirring terror in my genes / […]