Once Upon A Time

Our evening cloudy sky

Is glowing your colour red

The night’s ground is trembling

I hear an unearthly gale blowing

From where the half moon is howling

And I see your star is shaking

No, my dearest

I’ve not forgotten

You’re rattling my windows

Earlier than normal

Then that’s definitely you

Always ready and on time

I’ve yet to pick new flowers

For your pure white vase

Yes, forever watching over you

These years have flown

But today, feels like our tomorrow

My memory tears

Are all for you

And they’re singing our song

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.

25 thoughts on “Once Upon A Time”

  1. She is definitely with you and she is smiling! πŸ™‚ So smile back to her!
    🌹 🌻 🌷 A beautiful poem for her! πŸ™‚
    HUGS!!! πŸ™‚
    PS…That is one of my ALL-TIME fav songs! But it always makes me cry.
    I’ve heard many versions of it…but Mr. Darin did it best.

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