Flowers For A Honey Bee

Sagging like a half-broken branch

On a newly planted olive tree

In need of gentle husbandry

A new growth, a strong bud

To eventually replace thee

A younger twig for all to see

Alas, lack of nurturing stifled glee

And no fresh flowers for a honey-bee


Ivor Steven (c)  2018

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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.

34 thoughts on “Flowers For A Honey Bee”

      1. I have not checked yet… I have had a huge day 😳 tomorrow I will take a listen. Thank you hunny bunny xxx sorry


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