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Post 65


Yes, of course it hurts when buds are breaking.
Why else would the springtime falter?
Why would all our ardent longing… 167 fler ord


letter to d

Seeing A– is always nourishing wondrous. But the milieu was gelatinous with the marrow of terrors, the heavy gravity of an iron-cored planet, everything seemed muffled and far away, I couldn’t react but through layers of filthy gauze, my heartbeat like blackstrap molasses in a winter pantry.  346 fler ord

5 of my favourite Swedish classics

As I’m writing this, I’m just about to set out on my annual trek to Sweden: off to see family, do as little as possible, and hopefully read a whole heck of a lot. 855 fler ord


#65: Kallocain by Karin Boye (Katarina)

The Swedish dystopian novel Kallocain was published in 1940. Like so many other dystopias published in the 40’s and 50’s, Karin Boye describes a futuristic society that has a totalitarian world sate. 216 fler ord