Pumpkin Soup Again

Damn, and double Ouchie, !! Dear readers, this is the best I can do today, re-post an old poem, from the last time I had an occipital neuralgia flare up. My world is blurry, my eyes are sore, and my brain is going to explode… soon. Sorry this is all too hard for me….

Head’s falling like an unpinned grenade

Soon ready to explode

Burying shrapnel pieces in corners of shade

Scattered like broken retina globes

Razor blades shredding memory lockets

Slivered icicles inside blurry sockets

Needles of pain

Sheets of sleet before the rain

Bloodied eyeball tracks like meteor trails

And the pain numbing capsules do fail

Oh please, blindly needing to set sail

Upon swirling Oceans, like Homer’s tales


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.

28 thoughts on “Pumpkin Soup Again”

  1. Oh, Ivor! 😦 I’m so sorry it’s not better by now. 😦 That pain sounds so scary and so tiring! Please do what you need to do to take care of yourself…especially rest. You can be assured you have healing thoughts, get-well wishes, and (((HUGS))) from so many of us here.

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