Odds And Ends, Christmas Cake Crumbs Everywhere

I hear whispers from afar

Echoing via the great southern star

I have my inner qualms

Amongst today’s tall palms

Do they know how the wind blows

How do they stop the spots that flow

Slow and fast

I’m living my fate

My time will have to wait

Best I not be late

I do have a willing heart

Following the light

The soul knows it’s right

We don’t have to fly too high

Before we’re soaring into the sky

I’ve got my Christmas cake

Sister’s special bake

Crumbs are everywhere

From here to Philadelphia

The Curse. Lyrics.
And the people went into their hide, they oh
From the start they didn’t know exactly why, why
Winter came and made it so all look alike, look alike
Underneath the grass would grow, aiming at the sky
It was swift, it was just, another wave of a miracle
But no one, nothing at all would go for the kill
If they called on every soul in the land, on the moon
Only then would they know a blessing in disguise
The curse ruled from the underground down by the shore
And their hope grew with a hunger to live unlike before
The curse ruled from the underground down by the shore
And their hope grew with a hunger to live unlike before
Tell me now of the very souls that look alike, look alike
Do you know the stranglehold covering their eyes?
If I call on every soul in the land, on the moon
Tell me if I’ll ever know a blessing in disguise
The curse ruled from the underground down by the shore
And their hope grew with a hunger to live unlike before
And the curse ruled from the underground down by the shore
And their hope grew with a hunger to live unlike before

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.

45 thoughts on “Odds And Ends, Christmas Cake Crumbs Everywhere”

      1. Hi Efi, I’ve just had my lumber puncture procedure, ouchie, they took fluid out of my spine, lots of trouble finding the right spot ended up having 3 goes of digging in my spine. More tests tomorrow. XXxx

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      2. Exams test your memory, life tests your learning; others will test your patience.

        Be patience and strong my friend!!! Everything for your good to be!!

        Send kisses and hugs!!!!

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      3. Everyone we meet comes into our life, or crosses our path, for a specific purpose, even though the reason may not be clear to us at the time. It may be years before we learn what that purpose was.

        Some we meet will become our teacher, to teach us something we need to know for our journey here.

        Some come into our life because there is something we are meant to teach them — we will become their teacher.

        Some we meet will bring a painful challenge, something that can result in a valuable lesson to help us grow, or to learn who we truly are within awareness.

        The Universe doesn’t make mistakes. Everything that happens, happens for a purpose. It’s up to us to discover what that purpose is and why it touched our life.

        All paths lead back to us — we are that which we seek.

        C.J. Heck

        You teach me kindness and love that’s why i concern for you !!!

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    1. Only breakfast time here, I’ve got a procedure to come. I’ve had Agnes Obel in my collection for a while, and I’m not sure, but mentioned in categories of singer/songwriters and I’m glad I found her. She’s very big in Germany

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  1. Ivor. Oh no. I saw in the comments you are in the hospital again. How long will you be there? How are you feeling? I’m here for you. Sending healing, light and love across the miles. I love that you are writing always, no matter what. Thank you for sharing your musings. ♥.

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    1. Hi Niki, yes I’m in here for a few days, having a lumber puncture today, a TOE. (a scan of the heart) tomorrow, and I’m to see a lung specialist as well. I’m feeling ok, and I’m up and showered. And had my hospital breakfast.

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  2. What a wonderful photo, poem, vid/music trio, Ivor!
    Your poem brought out a sigh and then a smile.
    Keep soaring, even when life brings you soreness.
    How are things going?! Are some of the med-tests complete? Continued prayers and healing wishes and keep-you-company thoughts!
    (((HUGS))) 🙂

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    1. Thank you Dear Carolyn, I’m feeling ok, but it’s been a rough, the lumber puncture didn’t go well they had three goes at finding the right spot, so the procedure ended up being extremely painful, I had to grit my teeth and shed a few tears
      I’m happy you enjoyed my post today, and Agnes Obel’s music is divine 🎶😁🤗

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