September footprints Regret by Ivor Steven

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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.

33 thoughts on “September footprints Regret by Ivor Steven”

  1. There is a quote: “Love means never having to say I’m sorry” yet we do even when circumstances are out of our control – situations for which we aren’t responsible. Your poem is beautiful – your love radiates throughout.

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    1. Thank you Jaquin, when I wrote it, I was have guilt complexes, feeling I should have been able to more, there must have been avenue, we haven’t check out … of course I had done all I could and more… but I’ve spoken to many carers who were in a similar situation, and they all experienced that guilt and inadequate emotion. The frailty of doubt that seeps into the mind is a part of our human nature and love under such traumatic circumstances πŸ’›πŸ˜ŠπŸ€—

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  2. Death – so final, no more chances to make amends , but for what? It has the same effect on each of us. Guilt for what we could have done, should have done, may have done, at least in our heads anyway.

    I have learnt to focus on my positives and not the negatives inside my head!

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    1. Yes… the poem is from a long time ago, and I wrote it at the time, as words to fellow carers in same situation, about how we all go through these feelings of guilt, they are not alone, and know that you’ve done your best….xxx (hugs) Sue…


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