Her Kindness

A poem for Gina, a hard working angel at the hospital. Last night my dreams echoed her kindness….And a big thank you to everyone working in the health care system.

 

Her Kindness

 

I can hear storm clouds rumbling

But I cannot hear the darkness

I can see a tired sun fading

But I cannot see the gloominess

I can say help those who are crying

But I cannot say I am fearless

But I will not sit and be silent

My hands ring the bells of kindness

 

 

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.

65 thoughts on “Her Kindness”

    1. Thank you dear Rachel… yes she’s all that and more…..and meeting her in person, here in Geelong, back in November was a humbling privilege for me….. I’m concerned for her in these troubled times, and she’s working long hours as well…. but I’m afraid most people who work in hospitals are vulnerable situation…πŸ’™πŸŒ

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  1. thank you Ivor, this is a most thoughtful gesture, I cannot lay claim to that title, your are the King of Kindness! our gardens are thriving, something we can be happy and contented with in such a time. thank you for the sweet mention and lovely poem, its healing words for everyone to read.

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      1. in times like these, it is good to remember the sacrifices of our older relatives and friends, we were would not be here if not for them, everyone makes a difference though, in small ways, we work together to fight this. what a year this is turning out to be. you are a product of that strong bond of love and kindness Ivor.

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      1. Thank you so much. I appreciate the love, care and concern from all you lovely souls. Please be safe, stay home, social distance and wash your hands properly. β€οΈπŸ‘πŸ€—

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      1. i will do the same now! have a lovely day Ivor, chat again soon. by the way, Yellow Door is a lovely distraction, am dreaming of the hills and ocean. take care my friend

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    1. Thank you Christine, Gina is all of those words ,and more… I’m honoured to be a friend of hers…. and us meeting up here in Geelong last November was a great thrill for both of us, and the joyous occasion surpassed our wondrous expectations

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    1. Thank you for your kind words and thank you for following my blog/website, muchly appreciated, I hope you enjoy reading my humble writings, and I’m from Geelong, Australia. Cheers. Ivor

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