I’m In Pieces After The Crash

In my hand I hold a beam

The smallest of silver screens

Reflecting my hidden dreams

My pocket mirror of silent screams

Shamefully I’m blushing blood red

Deeply scolding myself instead

Selfishly my crash is but a drop in the ocean

Seeing rivers of crushed tears dripping from the children

Children alone, yet to be reunited

Children trashed and yet unsighted

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 9 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.

59 thoughts on “I’m In Pieces After The Crash”

      1. Okay I will concede that all computers have a mother at heart. My computers have traditionally been named after Star Trek characters, all male! I hope Ivor gets his machine fixed soon.

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      2. Ivor’s brother has gone on holidays for 10 days, He’s going to use parts of my machine and reconstruct a new computer for me, I suppose you’d call it a custom /hand-made computer,. And yep, probably need a new mother board ☺️

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  1. Dear Ivor, You are coming in loud and clear from wherever or however you are transmitting! Love this poem! Technology is a puzzling thing, beat it into submission by whatever means are available to you. Or, embrace the art of patience until the resurrection of your computer. Never give up! Thank-you!

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  2. Hope you have a back up drive. I love your poem but I’m sorry the computer is going to take such a long time to fix. Get to grips with the microphone on your phone, it will save a lot of typing. 😊

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    1. I’m learning how to use my WP on my smart box to my TV. It has a keyboard with real buttons that aren’t too small. 😊 I’m finding it an interesting exercise. βŒ¨οΈπŸ“ΊπŸ’»πŸ˜‰

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  3. Oh Ivor….. I know we often complain about the ‘bad stuff’ on the internet…. But I am thankful for the good stuff. Now there will be less until you are ‘repaired’. Cheers to your brother for taking on the task!

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      1. I’m still without a computer, until my brother gets back from holidays in 8 days time. 😊 I’m making do on my phone, my TV’s smart box, and going to my local library, but it’s all quite a task. 😊

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  4. I wish the judge would have fined the government big time for not making the deadline. A missed opportunity in my opinion. One wonders if all those kids will ever find their way back to their parents.

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