Flying Behind a Mask

I’m on the flight to far away lands

Chatting to a lady beside me, Sue

She’s a fellow poet too

A member of the Canberra Writer’s

I’m a long long way from home

Travelling back in time

Already two hours behind

Jetting my way to ancient China

To visit the old Forbidden City

Palace of bygone Dynasty’s

Then I’ll walk upon The Great Wall

Feel the ghostly bones beneath my toes

Who’s to say dead fish don’t fly

I’m eating Barramundi and bamboo sauce in the sky

Watching Nick Cave performing on screen

His spectacular concert in Copenhagen

Sipping on a Wolf Blass red wine

I’m relaxing and flying high

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.

67 thoughts on “Flying Behind a Mask”

    1. Thank you Colleen, it was a tough trip for me, but feeling betterer again today πŸ˜† Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden is City today. I don’t get much Wi Fi time. 😊 😊


    1. I’m having a glorious time Carolyn, my WiFi connection is very inconsistent here in Beijing, getting the bullet train Hangzhou in the morning. I still have quite a cough, and not at my best, but I’m keeping up with all the excursions πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜ŠπŸ‡¨πŸ‡³xxxx

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    1. I’ll send you an email, when I get a chance, some of my WiFi connections have been poor, tonight (Monday) is a betterer signal, here in Suzhou. My chest cough has been gradually improving, but I’ve still managed to enjoy myself and soak up the atmosphere of ancient China, and be fascinated by modern China. It is truly an incredible place. 😊 😊 ❀️

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