Grown-up Waltz

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By Robert Andersson Hi my darling, how was your day? What happened at work, is your boss okay? Let’s avoid what I think, and continue pretend, It’s partially cloudy and I hate your best friend – Don’t say ‘can we talk’, I’m not ready to hear, What I already know,…

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By Robert Andersson Gathered alone or with family and friends, Under the lamp, in your bed, or where the table endsTake a spoonful delicious, whether homemade or bought, Smell the fumes, feel the taste, annoyed by a thought‘Was the oil Fairtrade and was the egg fresh,Are there allergens, which diets, should I…

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When We Stop

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By Robert Andersson In valley of excitement filled,On the path, you are thrilledToward the steep rise, glacier top,Until finished, never stop Sun is blazing on the hill,Looking down, but up you willThe view is better from the sky,No time to rest, move on, good bye On wall of stone, you…

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When We Act

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By Robert Andersson “I was thinking”,We repeatedly say, When we discuss, The headlines of todayOur objectivity rhymes,Well with the notion,That we weren’t aroundWhen the powers gained motion While we discuss,DeforestationAnd try to findEconomic causationOur forests are burning,Species are lostOur planet turns greyOur nature is tossed We ought to protect,Our politicians stateSome from…

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Les Étoiles

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By Robert Andersson Under the branches the leaves abide By the rippling stream upon the side Fir and pine cast shadows long, You’re lost in the woods and seek where you belong An arrows mark on shivering skin, A beating heart deep within Eager and afraid your head spins around,…

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La Vita È Bella

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By Robert Andersson Wake up and dry your tear,  This is just another day Your success is near,  You will have to stay, This way Get your neat clothes on, Let your cute smile shine They say you are strong, As you approach the line, This is fine At the…

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C’est la belle vie

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Av Robert Andersson Jag drömmer om att finna kärleken en dag, Och vänner som åker på färd När stoltheten lyser av ”Det här är jag”, Och en särskild att dela glädjen med  Men sedan jag inom mig söker ett hål,  Ett mörker över mig sköljs Andras blickar i magen såsom…

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