Monty, The White Knight

I’m Doggie minding again. This time I’m looking after the gorgeous Monty, for friends Martin and Jacqui. He’s a bundle of joy, no trouble and a pleasure to have here.

He’s a White Knight

Sleeps like a log all-night

Silently guarding the house

Quiet as a mouse

Yes ! he’s taken over my bed

Beside me at the bed-head

Listening to Leonard Cohen

As if he’s always known

He has a long waggy tail

With a curly coat, his warm veil

A round friendly face

Eye’s that plead for your embrace


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.

59 thoughts on “Monty, The White Knight”

      1. Yes he’s a super dog, super sniffer, super licker, and super friendly. I’ll take him for a walk soon, to my lovely Moorabool Valley Chocolate Cafe, where we can sit outside in the patio area. It’s a lovely day here. How are you going Gina, hope you’re not working too hard. xx

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      2. I am envying your lovely cafe, view and company! long days here Ivor, work is extremely busy and I am squeezing in moments to read and write, not very good. I do have a longer break coming up year end but that is still along way off. its lovely weather for me, rain, rain and more rain but not everyone likes the gloom like i do! you have the best day Ivor, hope you meet lots of lovely people to chat and share your warmth and magic with. hugs to you and Monty!

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    1. We’re back from our walkies, we walked past a couple of horse agisting paddocks, Monty was hilarious, I don’t think he’s ever seen a horse before, and he wanted to desperately go and say hello to this extra big dog !!

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      1. Kati Ran are from the Netherlands, a Scandinavian band, that play spiritual music from the old Viking days, and and yes the wolf could well be a Siberian Husky. 😊

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  1. OH MY GOSH! What a cutie! 😀 I’m glad you two are enjoying each others company! 🙂
    He and Coop would be good friends!
    And your poem for him is paws-itively dog-gone grr-eat!!! 😀
    HUGS!!! for you and PATS for Monty!!! 🙂

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