Itmims .. (Ivor’s Time-machine Inside Micro Space)

Hello dear reader’s, it’s 3.00 am, here on my space-ship above Geelong, and a dream has woken me up, and I’m now typing away…. I was thinking about my many times in hospital during the last 5 months, and especially of those twelve days I spent in Isolation. My poem “Itmims” is a favourite poem of mine that I wrote on the “Isolation White Board” , about that strange time of being shut off from the world. I hope you enjoy my re-posting of this interesting poem, from over 4 months ago, at the beginning of my rough journey through micro space.

Itmims  ( Ivor’s Time-machine Inside Micro Space)   


Welcome aboard my bubble ship, Itmims

Come fly with me into the unknown

We shall traverse time and space

Across the borders of level seven

Beyond the boundaries of intelligence

We’ll discover the story of Tullawalla

Capture the heart of a beautiful red-head

Learn about her journey of grace and bravery

Understand the depth of your soul

Show others what happens to the heart

Find your star, your colour, your lost art

Walk deserts in space, swim the Milky-way

Breathe the air I breathe, see what I see

Feel her soft red hair, on your cheek

Step inside my Itmims, sharing love on the high seas

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.

29 thoughts on “Itmims .. (Ivor’s Time-machine Inside Micro Space)”

  1. Your drawing and poem have captured us away with you!
    Your poem made me sigh and smile!
    So glad you are on this side of all of that hospital stuff. You were a brave and patient patient, Ivor. And while you had some adventures of the imagination back then…you are soon to be having some real adventures in your travels! YAY! 🙂
    HUGS!!! 🙂
    PS…I love The Phantom of the Opera…music and story!

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  2. lovely poem and fun drawing Ivor … as a meditator I think we all need some time in isolation just to have the experience, as your poem shows it’s very different 🙂
    Some thrive on it others panic but eventually if long enough our true colours will be revealed.

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    1. Yes Kate, It’s definitely an experience worth participating in, To entertain yourself without gadgets, and minimum human contact, is quite cleansing for ones thoughts processes.. xx

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