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Karin Boye
Birth: Oct. 26, 1900
Death: Apr. 24, 1941

Swedish Poet and Novelist. She wrote about how we should live our lives and how we actually manage to do it. To meet her poetry is to recieve a knowledge on the divion of life, between wanting and being. She made her debut with the collection of poems ”Moln” (Clouds) 1922, and wrote several noted collections and novels throughout her career. Her most celebrated novel is the sci-fi story ”Kallocain” (1940), translated to more than ten languages. Her last collection of poems , ”De sju dödssynderna” (The seven sins of death) was released posthumously. Her most quoted poem is ”Visst gör det ont”: ”Sure it must hurt, when buds are bursting, or why should the spring be so doubtful…”., and also: ”You are my pure consolation, You are my most solid shelter, You are the most precious too, ´Cause nothing can hurt me like you” (free translations). She committed suicide. (bio by: Peter Robsahm) 
 
Burial:
Östra Kyrkogården
Göteborg
Göteborgs kommun
Västra Götalands län, Sweden
 
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Originally Created by: Peter Robsahm
Record added: Dec 02, 2003
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Karin Boye
Added by: Peter Robsahm
 
Karin Boye
Added by: Peter Robsahm
 
Karin Boye
Added by: Peter Robsahm
 
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- Happiness/Love
 Added: Nov. 16, 2014
Very sad....what a waste!!
- Doodlebug
 Added: Jul. 1, 2014

- Kat
 Added: Apr. 24, 2014
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