Out of Solitary

I’m out of isolation

Home tomorrow afternoon

I’m as weak as a kitten

That’s been chased and bitten

I’m as tired as Leonard after his last song

My recovery shall be slow and long

I’m sure to need lots more rest

And there’s more examinations and tests

Over the next six weeks

But I’ll keep writing and giving cheek

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.

50 thoughts on “Out of Solitary”

  1. This is excellent news Ivor. They have taken very good care of you in hospital, but I am sure you will feel much better once you’re home. Take care of yourself.

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      1. Yes he does!
        And thank you! That’s so kind! A recent photo with my dear Mum actually, she came to visit while Darrin was overseas with his family. We hardly ever get decent photos together.

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  2. I’m so pleased to hear this news. i agree with Peter you need a little doggy companion for a little while. Please take it easy and don’t attempt too much too soon. πŸ™‚

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      1. I’ll catch up with you later in your day. It’s after 10:30 pm here and following a couple of late nights I’m on my way to bed to get an earlier one! Hope your day goes well, see you tomorrow. πŸ™‚

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  3. Glad to hear this Ivor! Life has so many battles and illness is a very bad one! But you have found your home already and this is a source of a great force! Best wishes for you!!!🌺

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  4. OH, YAY!!! Good news, finally! πŸ™‚
    Now, please do catch up on some rest and sleep! Just being at home is healing and is a more comfortable place to rest! πŸ™‚
    I’m so so so so so SO excited!!!! πŸ™‚ Can you tell?!?! πŸ˜›
    HUGS!!! πŸ™‚
    PS…your flowers are lovely! πŸ™‚

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