A Quilt, For A Good Man.

I’ve had this quilt for five months now, a belated birthday present from last year. The quilt covering me every night, and I wonder and I dream, of the past, and the future. The past clings to me, like a warm blanket, and the future awakens every morning, when I toss the sheets back over the quilt.20170308_145809

A Quilt, For A Good Man.

A quilt, made by hand.

Definitely for a man.

Bold and beautiful.

But again, I was a fool.

A quilt, for lonely nights.

Definitely made for a cool moonlight.

Patterns of music notes and instruments.

But a gift, not Mozart’s 1st movement.

A quilt, reminding me constantly.

Definitely not unpleasantly.

Like winter leaves, grey and black.

And again, there’s no turning back.

 

Ivor Steven.

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Hi, and welcome to my blog site. My name is Ivor Steven, I live in Geelong, Australia. I'm a retired, part-time plumber, and a former Carer of my wife(Carole), for 30 years, who suffered from severe MS. I Write poetry about those personal thoughts, throughout and beyond my life as a Carer. I've been blogging for 18 months, and writing poems for nearly 18 years. Of course a lot of my poems are about my favourite subject Carole, but since I've been blogging my writings have become quite varied, humourous, mystical, observational, and even a few monster/horror poems.

9 thoughts on “A Quilt, For A Good Man.”

  1. Memories stitched into a loyal quilt. How lovely, Ivor. Wish I had one. But guess I’ll have to first find a man who can knit/see/stitch.
    Thanks for sharing this link.
    Lotsa love
    Your friend
    Nandita

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    1. Thanks for reading, the quilt is a reminder for me, that love is not always permanent, like I thought it used to be, and that my loyal heart is still a vulnerable one. 😊 And her parting words were, “don’t worry Ivor, you’re a Good Man” 🙄

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