Jan Oskar Hansen Poems

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1.
A Cigarette

A Cigarette


Dawn, yes and the mist, what else do you
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2.
A Cairo Rose

A Cairo Rose

Lily white was his shirt
A red rose sprung from his chest,
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3.
...And It Was Her Summer

…And It Was Her Summer


“Go back to the children’s home, she said I have no work and
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4.
...And Sweet Was My Love

….And Sweet was My Love

I had met her in the town where I went to school,
about an hour train ride from my town. She was
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5.
A Bridge In Portugal

There had been much rain in the upland and the river ran
full and strong, so forceful that a pillar, on the old bridge,
broke off and half of it fell down.
Misty night when a bus crossed the bridge, plunged down
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6.
A Celebrated Accident

Celebrated Accident

Beautiful rainbow over the valley
I saw a man climb up its bow only
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7.
A Beautiful Song

A Beautiful Song. (Ink Spots)

“I don’t want to set the world on fire” what a lovely song.
But I’m disturbed by sparrows, sit in my orange tree and
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8.
4 Haiku For The Spirit

4 Haiku for the spirit

To fly far away
Let clouds absorb unhappiness
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9.
A Christmas Remembered

A Christmas Remembered

Day before Christmas it was cold and we walked down
to the harbour to buy a tree and I remember the sea
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10.
A Bag Of Inconsequence

I remember tiny things picking up a burnt match
from a floor wondering who threw it there.
A May day in St. Malo, I saw an old man crying
streaks of tears down rumpled chin.
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