I Dream On Snippets

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I’m living on snippets

A snip here, a piece there

I don’t watch TV news nor read newspapers

There’s no need to see more

False dreams don’t swim in my sea

And realities fill my soul with broken keys

I don’t watch many movies

I know their spirit’s are within me

And their ghosts live beyond what I see


I’m sipping on the holy grail

A thimble of wine

To a chalice of water

There’s no need to drink more

Rivers of tears have already flooded my heart

And clouds fill my soul with yesterdays rain


I’m eating snippets

A morsel here, a crumb from there

I don’t hunt for my groceries

There’s no need to eat more

Food magically lands on my plate

Delivered by angels who look after me


I’m breathing wisps of air

Gasping for my invisible share

Enough to activate my inner being

There’s no need to inhale more

The sky is infinite and free

And the trees air fills my lungs, regenerating me


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.

51 thoughts on “I Dream On Snippets”

  1. There’s a bit of sadness Ivor. You pick up snippets and you dream on them.

    You say you don’t watch news or read it. You have no need to see more. You do not falsely dream. Reality provides you with broken keys or doors you cannot open. The spirits of movies are within you.
    Tears have flooded your heart. It rains yesterday. You are eating snippets and food that somehow appears.

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    1. Thank you Nick. I always have music playing when I’m writing, and of course I’m hugely influenced by my favourite artists, Cohen, Dylan, Nick Cave, Xavier Rudd, Sean Rowe, Anthony, Van Morrison, Waterboys, Neil Young etc, etc……. And more…

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    1. Thank you dear Kayla, it’s my favourite poem this year, and the words are my story and where my journey has taken me, and yes , now I’m contented with where I be….. How are you Kayla, are you managing and coping ok…. life is such a journey, with all our emotions being dragged along for free …. xx

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