Pillow And Willow

“Hello dear pillow”

“You’re so kind and soft to my head”

I said to my fluffy white pillow

I recall, similar words being said

Years ago, when I was young

Talking to my backyard willow-tree

Hugging the grand old trunk

And saying to the tree

“Hello dear willow”

“You’re so kind, to let me climb you”

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.

11 thoughts on “Pillow And Willow”

  1. Ivor, your adorable! And I am horrible because I just now found this link to your poem as I was finally catching up on things to do with my pitiful blog. Your link was in a comment box from last March.☹️ Most of the time I just post a poem to share thoughts, and then get back to my living… away from my computer. And so I am just awful about getting back to people and I suppose that’s why no one reads my blog anymore!! Can’t much blame them.😌 Ivor, I hope you’re doing well with a big smile on your face and having a wonderful day! ☀️Always, Myth*.

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