Arctic Winds

A big thank you to Vita Brevis Magazine for selecting and publishing my poem “Arctic Winds”. I am truly honoured to be represented in this wonderful Magazine for poets, and to all my readers/followers, I sincerely recommend that you visit/follow the Vita Brevis site,
https://vitabrevisliterature.com.

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Submitted by Ivor Steven

I’m winter hibernating,

Inside an Eskimo’s hut.

Feeding only on fish oil,

And frozen blue blood.

My heart’s cold and dormant,

Cowering under a dampened vestment.

Pumping only yesteryears rust,

And icicles of my dust.

My eyes are swollen rocks,

Amidst polarized sockets.

Terrorizing all that’s passed,

Like forgotten arctic icebergs.

My veins are hollow crevasses,

Inside a glaciers ice-flow.

Sheering and groaning chasms,

Like my memories deepest fjord.


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Photo Credit: An Arctic Landscape At Dusk – Herman Herzog

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A retired, part-time plumber, former Carer of my wife, for 30 years, who suffered from severe MS. Writing poetry about those personal thoughts throughout and beyond the life as a Carer.

39 thoughts on “Arctic Winds”

  1. congratulations Ivor! what an honour and so well deserved! I am partial to dust and snow so I am writing this into my journal this morning, may i? icicles of dust just made me swoon with envy to be a little icicle on your tree of memories. Love everything about being buried in deep cold and ice when the silence allows me to hear myself.

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      1. thank you for sharing your heart and your words, someone else just told me the same thing, when we help others live we all survive. happy Sunday to you from the equator, I am off to church then a lovely poetry club meet this afternoon. will one day seek permission to share some of your lovely poems.

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      2. oh lovely that you are part of one too. talking about poems with different minds and experiences is very enriching. I’d love to know how you structure your meet. if its not too much trouble

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