Katja Dahlstrom


Bittersweet - Poem by Katja Dahlstrom

In my hallucination
I saw my beloved's flower garden
In my vertio, in my dizziness, in my drunken haze
Whirling and dancing like a spinning wheel

I saw myself as the source of existence
I was there in the beginning
And i was the spirit of love
Now I am sober
There is only the hangover
And the memory of love
And only the sorrow

I yearn for happiness
I ask for help
I want mercy
And my love says:

Look at me and hear me
For I am here just for that

I am your moon and your moonlight too
I am your flowergarden and your water too
I have come all this way eager for you
Without shoes or shawl

I want you to laugh
To kill all your worries
To love you
To nourish you

Oh sweet bitterness
I will soothe you and heal you
I will bring you roses
I, too, have been covered with torns.


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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, July 12, 2005



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