A bright sunny day
I think of you
and happiness smiles upon me.

Somewhere a fly is humming.

It is all rather quiet.

A blue butterfly
flutters by.

Gunnel Arvidsson

- Pictures in Poetry and Painting

From her first exhibition in 1995 Gunnel's work has focused on the combination of poetic expression and aquarelle. Her collections of poems are Light of Love 1993, The Inverted Tree 2001; A Blue Book 2003 and Life Dream 2012 are both sponsored by the Sensus Study Alliance. Also published is 12 Poetic Recipes 2015 (e-book, robolingua). Gunnel has received scholarships and prizes for cultural work from Sundbyberg Town and from the Master Eckhart society. She is a member of the Swedish Writers´ Union. Gunnel's CV you will find here >>.

News 2018

March 29, 19 hrs
PASSOVER, aquarelles and poems
Stefanskyrkan, Frejgatan 20B, Stockholm
March 29 - April 26
Open Tuesday - Sunday at 11 - 16 hrs

Wednesday April 25, 18-19 hrs
Gisso Shakeri and Gunnel Arvidsson
read Karin Boye and Forough Farrokhzad
in original languages and translation.
The readings are accompanied by oriental music.
Sundbyberg library, Esplanaden 10


12 Poetic Recipes
robolingua 2015

12 poetiska recept

More about 12 Poetic Recipes

LIVSDRÖM (Life Dream), aquarelles and poems 2012

Livsdröm, dikt och akvarell

Livsdröm can be purchased at
St Paul's Book-store, Stockholm
and at

Poetry on the Web:
Stream from Spotify and listen to Life Dream.
Gunnel recites her own poems.

You can also visit

Livsdröm is available as e-book, buy or borrow

Link to e-bookstore and library where the book is available.


Selection of AquarellesA Easter - A MeditationA Moments in SundbybergA
Summer GamesA A Blue Book
Portrait photo: ©Uno Yang