That Drumming Sound

When you hit the ground

After your head has been bounced around

You will again hear that drumming sound

Rhythmical, thump, thump, pound

And your waterlogged boots are lower bound


Do they send you off, when you’re on the mound

Do they think you’re faking it, like a clown

One day they will notice, you cry and frown

And throw you a lifeboat, before you drown

But, those waterlogged boots are holding you down


Ivor Steven (c)Β  Nov 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.

20 thoughts on “That Drumming Sound”

    1. I’m tiring quickly tonight Sue… I’m not able to stay at the computer for very long. I’m just doing a little bit, in between my big breaks…… I’ll after my next rest I’ll finish your prompt…. Xx

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      1. Oh Sue, I love participating, I love writing, and despite my ongoing problems over this troubled year for me, I know it’s important for me to stay as active as I can, πŸŒπŸ‹πŸ‹πŸ’™

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  1. hopefully, the waterlogged boots will be replaced with comfortable dancing shoes…and the drumming in your head will cease soon.
    prayers for your health, Ivor.
    i whispered my comment so very very quietly and here are some soft gentle (((HUGS))) πŸ™‚

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