Dreaming Words

A special thanks to, ~M, Her Writing Haven, she’d just posted her first poem written many years ago, a writing full of feeling and emotion. So she’s managed to prompt me to post my first ever poem, from many many years ago, also full of feeling and emotion. Thanks again to, ~M….


I wake up,

Dreaming words of you.

Falling like the morning dew.

You’ve been resting tonight,

Under white sheets, out of sight.

Once, you were mine to hold,

But no more of being bold.

And no-one’s at fault,

Fate sent you a horrid jolt.

I lie here,

Dreaming words of you,

I hear the flick of your bedside light.

And you softly call my name

You smile at me, a sigh, a wave, Hi.

Hi, I smile at you and sigh.

Tears rolling down from your eyes.

I grimace, shielding my eyes,

Crying again tonight,

The same as last night.

Always, I’m here for you.

Always dreaming words of you.


Ivor Steven.

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G'day, and welcome to my blog site. My name is Ivor Steven, I live in Geelong, Australia. I'm an ex-industrial chemist, and a retired 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 over 2 years, and writing poems for 19 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.

39 thoughts on “Dreaming Words”

  1. This brought tears to my eyes… Such a precious memory. Makes me miss my hubby all the more since he is gone for the time being. All I can do is dream of him now while he’s gone and hope and pray it isn’t forever. And I have to agree with one of the other comments, this is my favorite of yours too.

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  2. I agree Ivor, life is often cruel and it’s often hard to understand why, but as you now know, eventually we come to terms with what we have lost. Not just a loved one but our lives as we knew it. I can imagine how difficult this one must have been to write. Thank you for sharing Ivor. πŸ™‚

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    1. Thanks D.D , I’m hoping for these melancholic poems to make reader feel like they’re not alone if their experiencing personal pain, we all have our moments of suffering, sooner or later, sorry to say….

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