Wet Flowers of May

Philadelphian rain

Like a rattling freight train

Wet fat drops

That didn’t stop

Watering flowers on mother’s day

The liquid joy of May

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.

8 thoughts on “Wet Flowers of May”

  1. Truly nice portrayal of Philadelphia weather on Mother’s Day. I’ve read the Northeast region has seen its’ wettest April since year 1912. I presume no chance of drought ahead. It’s still raining in May! 🙂

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  2. YAY for rain! But, I hope it passes so you can get out and about again without getting “baptized”! 😉 😛 HA! 😀
    Love this poem and your photo, Ivor!
    And that song always makes me smile!
    I know you smile on the sunny days AND on the rainy days! 🙂
    HUGS!!! 🙂


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