Icons And Idols


My post, Icons And Idols, is in response to Calmkate’s, photo prompt: Statues.  .. Please Click >> Here… to visit her fabulous article….

The Feature Photo Above, is of my, money box Teddy Bear, that Carole crafted for me thirty years ago…..

Above Left: William Penn         Above Right: The Thinker by Rodin

Above Left: Edgar Allan Poe’s, Raven                     Above Right: My money box

Above Left: The Kiss, by Rodin       Above Right: Buddist Temple in Shanghai

Above Left: A Chinese Dragon, in Jade             Above Right: My Jade rabbit, my birth year

Above Left: Chairman Mao    Centre: David in a front-yard next door    Right: No Bull

While I’m away on these trips, I have my garden gnome at the front door, and my courtyard goddess, protecting my house for me….


Ivor Steven (c)  September 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 “Icons And Idols”

  1. What a really delightful collection Ivor … love your house protectors and your ted is too cute ❤

    the clip looks like they all had fun and nice to involve the school band …

    Hope you enjoyed your walk and thanks for joining in the fn!

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    1. Thank you Kate, It was a pleasant change for me Kate….. I’ve been continually writing every day recently….. I’m not allowed to drive for some time apparently….. I’m trying to get out the house as much as possible…. buses and walking…..

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      1. good for you, sounds like your health issues are ongoing so hope you are better soon … getting out and about is important especially as the weather is much better … take care kind gent 🙂

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    1. Yes I had a bit of fun putting the photographic piece together, not my normal…
      Poe’s Raven was taken in Philadelphia
      The Bull was taken in Shanghai
      No results yet, I’ll ring the Doctor tomorrow…
      And of course my Teddy Bear is very special xxx

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