Kingdom of Flowers

Remembering my wonderful trip to the magnificent “Longwood Gardens”, founded by Pierre S. du Pont, an hour west of Philadelphia, near Kennett Township. A day I shall never forget, especially with my twoΒ  fabulous cousins Terry and Maureen.

Kingdom of Flowers

I stood in His kingdom today

Of flowers and fragrances

Holding her colourful bouquet

Amazed by His stunning flower-bed

I gazed at heaven’s golden archway

Guarded by rows of leafy hedges

Underneath, lay edges of reds and blues

And soft petals of yellows and purples

I floated, from the ground cover shrubbery

To the canopy’s crested scenery

Where the horizon’s reflection

enchanted my eye

Sprinkling rainbows across His azure sky



Ivor Steven (c) 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.

35 thoughts on “Kingdom of Flowers”

    1. I could not have wished for a better holiday. Meeting my cousins for the first time was a dream come true, and everything else that happened was a pleasureble bonus for me… πŸ’™β€οΈπŸŒ

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  1. I love Lobgwood Gardens!! Its one of the places I look forward to visiting after everything with the stay at home order is finished. 😊 I am so glad you had the chance to visit!

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    1. I’m having a lovely time reading these poems from my trip….. and they were all written in Philadelphia, with the families helping and reading my every word, they all loved being involved, …so,so, much fun…. πŸ˜€πŸ˜ŠπŸ˜„

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