A Moonless Sky Goes Sailing By

After your sixty five

There’s a time to live

And there’ll be a time to die

Who am I to tell a lie?

Under the moonless sky

That casts no shadow

Only a night crow

To sing for us

What’s the fuss?

We’re on the same bus

The dawn’s a plus

Without the virus




Ivor Steven (c)Β  March 2020

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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.

21 thoughts on “A Moonless Sky Goes Sailing By”

      1. Yes, you should. Right now I’m in bed and not to, switch off for the night, even though there, a ton of catch up to be done due to a very busy weekend. Goodnight, Ivor πŸ™‚

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  1. A powerful poem, Ivor! We can all relate to your words and feelings.
    So much going on in the world right now…especially COVID-19 related. 😦
    Before bedtime I listen to music that makes me smile. πŸ™‚
    HUGS and may you always greet the beautiful dawn with your beautiful smile! πŸ™‚

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  2. Nick Cave… the most brilliant Australian. I have loved him since he made an appearance in the amazing film wings of desire and this song has always been a favorite… β€œand burn your bridges down!”

    Great poem, too!

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