A Christmas Diamond, A Sparkling Jewel (Revised)


I dreamt of your radiant face last night

So serene, a diamond, a dove, so pure white

Not sad, just vivid memories, oh, so bright

And I’ve plenty of tears, don’t worry, I’m alright

Visions of your bravery, courage above and beyond

So gracious, an everlasting smile, our iconic bond

Completely in awe, amazing, a personal anthem

And I declare, you were natures stellar blossom

I felt your pain, your sorrow, revealed to only a few

So uncomplaining, never a burden, never a shrew

Thinking the whole world should be like you

Wishing this hungry planet could be cheerful too

Wondering is life, sometimes ordained cruel?

But I’ll continue on, for you, my sparkling Jewel


Featured Image, DHGate.com  rinhoo jewelry.


Ivor Steven (c)  Dec 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.

16 thoughts on “A Christmas Diamond, A Sparkling Jewel (Revised)”

      1. You are welcome Ivor!
        oh my gosh, so hellish yesterday. Stayed in most of the day but had to go out last night. It was just such a weird mix here of terrible wind and dust and smoke and yet humid too, would have loved to get rain but it never eventuated in our parts..and unfortunately family and friends near the fires here in SA, some friends directly affected. Sigh.
        How was it there?

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  1. Beautiful, sweet, poignant. I know she surrounds you with love, still. 🙂
    This time of year is difficult as we remember those who have gone. But I know in my heart they want us to be happy and remember them with smiles, sighs, and even laughter.
    PS…A few years ago, on Christmas Eve, one of my sisters died unexpectedly. I still struggle on Christmas Eve. But, I know she’d say, “Oh, don’t be sad! Rejoice!”

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