My First Post Is Now My “500th Post”

Liquid Joy (Revised)


Tears of liquid joy

Like rivers of fear

The memories so clear

And a toast to cheer

Tears of liquid joy

Like waves from the heart

Two great oceans apart

And wishing for another restart

Tears of liquid joy

Like dredged canals of the soul

Leaking from a broken porthole

And wishing for a free parole

Tears of liquid joy

A flowing molten lava

Passing a secret convoy

And singing like the last choirboy

Crying liquid joy


Ivor Steven (c)  2019

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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 “My First Post Is Now My “500th Post””

  1. 500! Congratulations Ivor.
    (You don’t look a blog over 50)
    Don’t overdo the liquid celebrations,
    or you composing a ‘Liquid Laugh’
    … as they say in the classics 🤭 Like
    the Adventures of Bazza McKenzie.

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  2. Lovely poem . Congratulations Ivor. I haven’t a clue how many I’ve done. I think I’ve had the odd notification and then typically forget what I was told. I might have remembered if I’d thought any of mine were as worthy of yours! Well done Ivor! 🙂

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      1. I love the way you and I meet up at the start and end of our days. You slept in today I think. Hope you have a good day, for me it’s just after 10:30 PM and my bedtime. Once again I hope you have a good day, goodnight, look forward to seeing you tomorrow. 🙂

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    1. The number sprung out at me, and I’ve no idea about these things, all I do is write my poems, but after 18 months, It was a pleasant surprise, thank you, and yes the poem is an old favourite xx

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  3. YAY! Congrat, Ivor! Happy 500!!! 🙂
    I will do something to celebrate!!! 🙂
    Thank you for being a wonderful blogger and a good friend!!! 🙂
    Your poems, songs, photos and comments have added joy to my life in 2018!!! 🙂
    2019 (((HUGS))) 🙂

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      1. Yes … your schedule sounds very hectic … you’ll definitely need to set yourself some priorities … Cheers … and keep smiling .😀😉😘.

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