Breakfast Tea, Lemon And Ginger

Today’s dawn is crisp and foggy

A gentle chilly breeze tingles my skin’s awakening

The cold air’s magically refreshing

As I sit here under my verandah

Protected from the cool settling dew droplets

Wetting every piece of exposed ground

Moisturising my garden’s fernery

Greenery leaves glossy and glowing

I sense my cheeks are warmly blushing

Feeling filtered rays of morning sunshine

Welcoming me to another enriching new-day


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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.

31 thoughts on “Breakfast Tea, Lemon And Ginger”

  1. love the feel of this poem Ivor, your words are as gentle as the dew falling over the earth it is blessing us with a new day. what a beautiful way to start the morning, you have such a special nook and your morning tea sounds perfect. I am glad you asked us to join you!

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    1. It’s the start of a lovely day for me, going to Footy now, and this evening going see to Xavier Rudd Live, , .. this is one of those special days we get every now and then… Have a good weekend Gina xx

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    1. Thank you Sue, It’s now 5.00pm here and I’m getting ready to go out for the evening, I’m going to see Xavier Rudd live tonight, here in Geelong, It’ll be a great night.

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      1. Sounds Good Ivor. 8:00am here and I’m still sat in bed nursing my second coffee and trying to catch up on all my friends here. Enjoy the show and have a lovely evening 🙂

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