Translations by David McDuff

The poems below are published with kind permission by David McDuff from his book "Karin Boye: Complete Poems". For other translations see the start page for the english translations.

The Hearths

In the Dark
To the Shadow of a Reality
The two Lineages
The Swallows
To Someone Who is Very Young
I Want to Meet...
From a Bad Girl
The Stars Grow in the Spring...
Torkel Tyre
The Carillon
The Condemned
The Man Without Mercy
Samsom Sings as He Grasps the Pillars of the Temple:
The Star
The Grass's Song
The Sea
In Motion
Of Those Who Fell Too Soon
The Falling Morning Star
The World is Dreamt...
The World's Heart
The Corrupter
The Stones
We Sleepy Children
The Bygone Days
The Water Babies
Lilith's Song

Copyright © 2005:
Translation from Swedish into English: David McDuff
Swedish original: Ulf Boye

Published with the permission of:
David McDuff, translation.
Ulf Boye, copyright of the Swedish original.
May and Hans Mehlin, Layout.

For more information, please visit the website of David McDuff and his own pages with the translations.