To You

You, are despair and my strength,
you took all life I had of my own,
and because you demanded everything,
you gave it back a thousandfold.

Translated into English by Jenny Nunn in "To a friend".

Swedish original

Copyright © 1997:
Translation from Swedish into English: Jenny Nunn

Published with the permission of:
Jenny Nunn, translation.
May and Hans Mehlin, Layout.