Eleven Shades Of Ocean Sunrises

The oceans sunrise

My daily prize

Evoked my gaze

Like a glitzy floor-dance

Mother natures

Star performer

Her razzle and dazzle

Upon morning sea drizzle

Reflections of colour

Her horizon of vigour

Purity defined

A royal sky-line

Endless over time

Eleven days she was mine.


Ivor Steven (c) Β 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.

75 thoughts on “Eleven Shades Of Ocean Sunrises”

    1. Thank you Nandita, It was a project of passion for me, firstly to take the pictures of the eleven sunrises of my cruise, and then to write the words. hopefully I was able to capture those awesome views in my poem.

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  1. “Opportunities are like sunrises. If you wait too long, you miss them.” – William A. Ward. You quite beautifully used the opportunity to capture each sunrise and I’m happy that they were not missed. Now, that Toblerone seems another opportunity that should not be missed! Thank-you! P.S. Might the opportunity to obtain the measurements of the Toblerone ingredients have occurred?

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    1. Haha, I’m afraid the opportunity of obtaining the Toblerone measurements was missed, I seemed to have been too busy in just consuming them πŸ˜…πŸ˜†


      1. Sadly, there are times when opportunities are missed. Thankfully, for you, the consumption of a Toblerone wasn’t one of them. As for myself… so close, yet missed!

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      2. On a quest to find a recipe, I’ve come across many varieties with many different ingredients. It seems an opportunity arises for me… to try each one. An opportunity that shall not be missed! Cheers!

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    1. Thank you, and yes the idea was a dream that came true, not sure my poem did the awesome sunrises justice, and thanks for following my blog/web site, I hope you enjoy reading my humble writings, and I’m from Geelong, Australia. Cheers. Ivor.

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  2. Reblogged this on Kaleidoscope of Faces and commented:
    I live close to an ocean too in the U.S. so am reblogging this to honor the ocean in general. I guess it’s more or less the same water lol!!!!

    11 photos from 11 different days of this blogger’s vacay, what a great idea and beautiful homage to the Lady Ocean!

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      1. I’ve found a movie I can tonight, I feel it’s so very appropriate for me these days… Jack Nicholson’s classic “As Good As It Gets”.. Yes this is my life, and it’s a s good as it gets…. πŸ€—πŸ˜‰β˜ΊοΈπŸ˜ŠπŸ˜„

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