A Friend

do you have a friend

that’s bound in a cocoon

living on egg-shells

broken by sickly X-ray beams

their life’s virtual hell

and for whom you want to scream

unconditionally you’ve given your love

now they’re tired

waiting

for help from above

 

Ivor Steven (c)  2018

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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.

30 thoughts on “A Friend”

    1. Thank you Shefali, I’m not sure who the would are for, they were in my dreams last night, and the first 4 lines are basically the words from my subconscious I jot down at 2.30am 🤔

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      1. Thank you ❤️ Shefali, I wonder at my own thoughts in my sleep, and I’ve developed this little knack of jotting them down while half asleep/half awake

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      1. And talking about getting older, it’s 4.10am here and time for more beauty sleep for Ivor, always lovely to chat to you, and I’m sure to nod-off with pleasant thoughts in my jumbled head xxx

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